Senator Jim Munson

Session: C-81 – An Act to Ensure a Barrier Free Canada

Senator Munson is best known to Canadians as a trusted journalist. In 2003, he was appointed to the Senate, acting as a vocal advocate for Canadians with diverse abilities. His leadership in Parliament led to the adoption of an Act respecting World Autism Awareness Day and the landmark Senate report, Pay Now or Pay Later: Autism Families in Crisis. Senator Munson will discuss his work on this landmark legislation and what it means for employment, built  environments, and communications.