On November 5th, Justin Trudeau, Canada's new prime minister, was sworn into office and revealed his very diverse cabinet. Among the new ministers, two have disabilities. Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defense and Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities.
Canada has set a perfect example of how much individuals with disabilities can contribute in leadership roles.
This type of action is one to revere as CEC and countless other disability organizations continue to advocate for strong leadership roles for persons with disabilities
To read more about Kent and Carla’s background, click here.