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JDRF Canada welcomes Senate report on "Breaking Down Barriers" for Canadians with Disabilities in accessing the Disability Tax Credit and Registered Disability Savings Plan

JDRF Canada welcomes a report released today by the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology entitled: “Breaking Down Barriers, a critical analysis of the Disability Tax Credit and the Registered Disability Savings Plan”.

JDRF Canada applauds BC government's decision to provide insulin pumps to people of all ages who live with type 1 diabetes

JDRF Canada applauds the British Columbia government’s announcement today extending the province’s current insulin pump program to all ages.

Sun Life Financial grows efforts to fight type 1 diabetes in Canada with title sponsorship of the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes

Sponsorship supports growth of type 1 diabetes research and awareness, building upon Sun Life Financial’s $22 million global investment to date

Government of Canada and JDRF invest $7.7M in type 1 diabetes care and treatments

Innovative health research projects will advance treatment and management of the disease

JDRF Canada Proudly Announces Max Domi and Bell Media Partnerships

Max Domi - NHL player living with type 1 diabetes - will support JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes events across Canada, raising funds to accelerate the pace of type 1 diabetes research Bell Media becomes National Media Sponsor to amplify JDRF fundraising campaigns

JDRF welcomes CRA review of diabetes denials

Reinstating pre-May 2017 policies shows government was listening to type 1 diabetes community

Internal CRA documents show intent to deny the disability tax credit to Canadians with type 1 diabetes

Diabetes Canada and JDRF join in expressing disappointment after receiving a copy of an internal Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) email demonstrating that a decision was made and communicated internally on May 2nd, 2017 to begin systematically denying type 1 diabetes patients who apply for the Disability...

JDRF's T1D heroes advocating for insulin pump coverage in Manitoba

JDRF and our T1D Heroes feel that Manitoba should follow the lead of Alberta, Ontario, Nunavut, North West Territories, and Yukon – provinces and territories which already cover insulin pump costs for all residents. 

Ford Motor Company Windsor reaches $1M fundraising milestone for diabetes research

Ford Motor Company and JDRF Canada are pleased to announce that Ford Windsor Operations has raised a cumulative total of over $1 million for the JDRF TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes.

JDRF and Diabetes Canada join together to propose a solution for Canadians with diabetes on the Disability Tax Credit

JDRF Canada and Diabetes Canada sent a joint letter to The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue yesterday outlining their proposed solution to the issue of access to the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) for people with type 1 diabetes.

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