Earlier this week, Bill C-22, the federal bill regarding the Canada Disability Benefit, passed second reading in the House of Commons. It has now been referred for study to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA).
Committee hearings are coming up soon; to make a submission and/or request to present before the committee, click this link.
We will continue to update this post with details on submission deadlines, how to watch the hearings, and other related information.
October 25 UPDATE:
The deadline to submit a written brief/submission about Bill C-22 to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA) is Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. EST.
The brief/submission cannot be longer than five pages or 2,500 words.
If you want to submit a brief/submission: Click here to access the online portal where you can submit your brief/submission. Once you are on the page, there is a button under the word “Participate” which takes you to the submission portal.
If you want to watch the meetings: Click here (this link is different from the above link), and locate the “Watch on ParlVu” button. You can also check that link to find out details about who will be presenting on which days.
We will continue to update this post with more information as we have it.