People with Disabilities Mobilizing for BC Election

New laws, restoring cuts to community living on their agenda.

TheTyee.ca, 2 Apr 2013

Cathy Grant, born with cerebral palsy and confined to a motorized wheel chair, is determined to make her mark on B.C.’s fast nearing provincial election. The 54-year-old Vancouver resident told The Tyee she is pouring her efforts into fighting cuts to community living programs and supporting a pair of proposed new legal reforms. Many other B.C. citizens who, like Grant, live with disabilities, and their family members and advocates are mobilizing to affect the outcome of the May vote and make a better deal for British Columbians living with disabilities.

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