Final Report on COVID-19's impact on people with disabilities now available

Report cover showing two women seated in a cafe wearing masks and signingA new report published this week provides the findings of research conducted to assist Employment and Social Development Canada in identifying good or best practices and lessons learned from the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada.

Conducted in partnership with the DisAbled Women’s Network of Canada (DAWN), this research helps us better understand how diverse people with disabilities in Canada have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of government COVID-19 measures on diverse people with disabilities in Canada.

The project team gathered and analysed information from a range of sources, including government policies, websites, and media. They also conducted interviews and focus groups with policy makers, community organizations, and disability leaders from BC, Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec.

Read the final report