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National groups to join human rights legal fight on behalf of people with intellectual disabilities

National groups to join human rights legal fight on behalf of people with intellectual disabilities

The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal allowed three national organizations that advocate on behalf of people with disabilities to join an appeal of a human rights Board of Inquiry decision made earlier this year.

These organizations are the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD), the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL), and People First Canada.

NS Advocate: Three National Organizations granted leave to intervene at Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

NS Advocate: Three National Organizations granted leave to intervene at Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

“On 20 June 2019, the Canadian Association for Community Living ( “CACL”), the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (“CCD”) and People First of Canada (“PFC”) (together, the “national organizations”) were granted leave to intervene at the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal in a case which is of critical importance for the human rights of persons with disabilities across Canada.” -The Nova Scotia Advocate