Posts by Heather McCain

Heather McCain

About Heather McCain

Heather McCain is Executive Director of Citizens for Accessible Neighbourhoods (CAN), a non-profit society she founded in 2005. Heather’s personal experience with disability led her to become a well-known and respected speaker, advocate, educator and promoter of universal design, disability awareness, inclusionary practices, and adapted sports and recreation. Through CAN, Heather strives to ensure that people with disabilities see themselves reflected in their communities while increasing access to information for all.

Sharing our realities: Life on disability assistance in BC

Apr 27, 2017
Both people with disabilities and those who work within the income assistance system say the effects of provincial government policy in British Columbia are demoralizing. Looking beyond the numbers to focus on real-life stories, the report Sharing Our Realities: Life on Disability Assistance finds a remarkable consensus between people with disabilities, income assistance workers, and… View Article