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‘Do our lives count for less?’

COVID-19 exposes cracks in disability aid

By Adina Bresge
Victoria Times Colonist (July 17, 2020)

Karyn Keith says she isn’t asking for much. All she wants is the same support she’d receive if she was out of a job because of the pandemic, rather than unable to work because of her disabilities.

The 44-year-old mother in Brampton, Ont., said she lives with constant pain and fatigue from multiple chronic conditions, including trigeminal neuralgia, a debilitating nerve disorder characterized by searing spasms through the face.

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