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Statement on MLA Prab Gill

In response to 'Calgary MLA Prab Gill apologizes for comment on derogatory Facebook post': This weekend, Canada’s Down syndrome community joined together in Banff, Alberta at the Canadian Down Syndrome Conference. Hundreds of Canadians with disabilities joined together with their loved ones to learn and celebrate...

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21 Monthly – May Update

Dear CDSS members, donors, and supporters, The Canadian Down Syndrome Conference is just days away! We've been focusing our energy this month on making this our best conference yet, to celebrate 30 incredible years of representing Canada's Down syndrome community. We can't wait to see all of you at the beautiful...

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Statement on Matthew MacKnight

In response to 'Nova Scotia Liberal candidate removed for Down syndrome tweet': The Canadian Down Syndrome Society believes that derogatory slurs and speech against any community undermines the values of inclusion, diversity and acceptance that Canadians are known for. Our vision, a society where, “All people...

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21 Monthly – April Update

Dear CDSS members, donors, and supporters, Thank you for a whirlwind March! World Down Syndrome Day was an incredible day of celebration and we're glad so many of you joined us in your communities. We hope you followed us on our social media pages - Facebook, Twitter...

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