Providing for a Lifetime – Fall 2020

DISABILITY & COVID SUPPORTS

October 2020

Audrey Veltri, IG Wealth Management

Prior to the pandemic Canadians with disabilities and their families experienced drastically higher than average rates of underemployment, unemployment, and poverty. COVID has widened this gap and created an even larger financial burden for persons with disabilities and their families. The onset of COVID-19 has led to increased hardship in the healthcare system, the workplace, the community, and even in the home, due to limited access to disability supports.