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Second Reading for Accessible Canada Act

View a video of Minister Carla Qualtrough’s opening statement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dy1x4rgnBCQ&feature=youtu.be

On June 21, 2108 the Federal Government tabled Bill C-81, or the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), an act to ensure a barrier-free Canada. To learn more about what this legislation promises, read this article by the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) who are part of the Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada working with the government to make effective legislation:

http://www.ccdonline.ca/en/publications/chairpersons-update/2018/Bill%20C-81-An-act-to-ensure-a-barrier-free-Canada-Nine-initial-observations

Read the June 2018 article Minister Duncan introduces the proposed Accessible Canada Act: http://bit.ly/duncan-introduces


Presenting… Tiana!

Our friend Gil invited us to think about the importance of being “in the camera,” and inspired us to invite others to take their turn. We are delighted to introduce you to Tiana!

Community arts create a world where everyone is valued and belongs

The community arts movement and organizations like Art Hives build stronger communities and a more human society. L’Arche celebrates the unique gifts of artists and the community creative spaces where they thrive.

Celebrate the Gift

In October 2019, we will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of L’Arche Daybreak and of L’Arche In Canada. We will take time in the next 12 months to share our stories in many creative ways. L’Arche Canada will put a spotlight on the ways our vision and values respond to our world today, celebrating the gifts of belonging, diversity, and inclusion.

L’Arche Tova Café promotes Belonging and Inclusion in Winnipeg

Social purpose businesses or enterprises focused on food and hospitality are vibrant and innovative ways to promote belonging and inclusion. For over 6 years, L’Arche Tova Café has led the way not only for the city of Winnipeg, but also for L’Arche in Canada.

Storytelling “with”

L’Arche storytelling puts belonging, diversity, and inclusion at the centre to help us “imagine the world differently.”

Where is happiness, where is it…?

Happiness is a trendy topic. There are as many definitions of happiness as there are individuals, yet never has a civilization developed such precise models and ideas of what happiness should be.

Institutional life – a bit of context

Raphael Amato offers some background on the role of institutions in the 20th century

Listening to and amplifying the voices of marginalized people

Each message pays tribute first to a person’s story, highlighting and sharing the richness and diversity of these heartfelt testimonies.

L’Arche International Family Day

The first Saturday of October is L’Arche International Family Day. Discover the gift of L’Arche around the world and celebrate our solidarity with one another.

Setting our course for the next 50 years

Looking forward to an era where L’Arche people with and without disabilities join with others of like spirit to advocate and change society – making it more inclusive for everyone.