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Founded in 1986,

IL CANADA is the national umbrella organization, representing and coordinating a network of Independent Living Centres at the national level.


To contribute to our vision of an inclusive and accessible society, the Independent Living Centres across Canada offer four core programs.



Access some of the key resources developed by

IL CANADA and its

IL Centres


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National Executive Director Announcement

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Accessible Canada Act

Bill C-81

Accessible Canada Act
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Independent Living Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of 

Patrick K. Curran B.Comm., M.B.A.  as National Executive Director. Independent Living (IL) Canada has undertaken several key changes and strategic initiatives with the arrival of Patrick Curran as Director of Operations. With advancement of these initiatives and their continuation, Patrick will now assume the position of National Executive Director.  

The purpose of the Accessible Canada 

Act is to identify, remove and prevent accessibility barriers that pertain to federal entities and jurisdictions involved with information and communication technologies, procurement of goods and services and the delivery of programs and services. 

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Accessible Canada Act
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We wish to express our sincere appreciation for all the Exhibitors and Visitors who attended Independent Living Canada’s AccessABLE Technology Expo.

What a great way to celebrate National AccessAbility Week in Canada!

AccessABLE Technology Expo   - May 30, 2019 learn more button link
AccessABLE Technology Expo   - May 30, 2019 learn more button link

Independent Living Canada Centres

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IL Resource Centre of Calgary

#134, 3359 – 27th Street NE (Parma Centre)

Calgary AB T1Y 5E4

Breaking Down Barriers IL Resource Centre

234 Ste. Marie Street, Collingwood

(Ontario) L9Y 3K5

Cowichan IL Resource Centre

#103 – 121 First Street

Duncan BC V9L 1R1

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British Columbia

Disability Resources centre for IL

39 Brunelle Road North

Kapuskasing (Ontario)  P5N 2M1

Richmond Centre for Disability

Unit 842, 5300 No. 3 Road

Landsdowne Centre

Richmond BC  V6X 2X9

Independent Living Centre Kingston

540 Montreal Road

Kingston (Ontario) K7K 3J2

Independent Living Vernon

#107, 3402 – 27th Avenue

Vernon BC   V1T 1S1

IL Centre of Waterloo Region

201-127 Victoria Street South

Kitchener (Ontario) N2G 2B4

Victoria Disability Resource Centre

817 A Fort St.

Victoria BC V8W 1H6

The IL Centre London & Area

101 – 433 King Street

London (Ontario) N6B 3P3

 Vie Autonome Péninsule Acadienne inc. 

200-C, boulevard, J.D. Gauthier

Shippagan NB   E8S 1P2

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New Brunswick

Ottawa IL Resource Centre

401 – 214 Montreal Road

Ottawa (Ontario) K1L 8L8

Empower, The Disability Resource Centre

4 Escasoni Place

St. John’s NL   A1A 3R6

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Newfoundland & Labrador

RISE – Resource Centre For IL

70 Isabella Street, Unit 117

Parry Sound (Ontario) P2A 1M6

Independent Living Nova Scotia (ILNS)

L151 – 7071 Bayers Road

Halifax NS  B3L 2C2

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Nova Scotia

Niagara Centre for IL

122 Queenston Street

St. Catharines (Ontario) L2R 2Z3

Vie autonome – Montréal

5555, avenue Westminster #404

Côte-St-Luc (Québec) H4W 2J2

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IL Sudbury Manitoulin

125 Durham Street

Sudbury (Ontario) P3C 1R8

Vie Autonome Montérégie

245 – 6 ième Ave, Bureau 1

St. Jean-sur-Richelieu (Québec) J2X 0C6

Independent Living Resource Centre Thunder Bay

103 – 212 East Miles St.

Thunder Bay ON P7C 1J6

Vie Autonome Abitibi-Témiscamingue

201 – 9 ieme rue

Val- d’Or (Québec) J9P 3K5

Centre for IL in Toronto (CILT) inc.

365 Bloor Street East, Suite 902

Toronto, (Ontario) M4W 3L4

South Saskatchewan IL Centre (Moose Jaw)

2220, Albert Street

Regina, SK S4P 2V2

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330, rue Saint-Philippe, CP. 399

Alfred (Ontario) K0B 1A0

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Business Number: 129334082RR0001

Independent Living Canada

House of Sport – RA Centre

2451 Riverside Drive Ottawa ON Canada K1H 7X7

TÉL :  1-877-713-3373 

(613) 563-2581

fax.:  (613) 563-3861

North Saskatchewan IL Centre

237 – 5th Avenue North

Saskatoon, SK S7K 2P2

Independent Living Canada is a national umbrella organization, representing and coordinating a network of Independent Living Centres at the national level. We envision an inclusive and accessible society where people with disabilities are valued equally and participate fully.