The ‘R’ Word: Language does matter By MICHAEL BACH In the Ottawa Sun on Wednesday, Anthony Furey wrote a column titled ‘A lobbyist by any other name ...’ in which he sought to denigrate lobbyists and the politics of language by which some re-fashion themselves as ‘government relations’ experts. But he tracks the “history of … Continue reading The ‘R’ Word: Language does matter
http://www.thestar.com/living/disabilities/article/857373--henderson-mayoral-candidates-put-accessibility-issues-in-spotlight The bombast on the state of Toronto’s financial capital is inescapable in the final stretch of the race to rule the city. But my vote for what will make or break us as a healthy city rests on social capital.Social capital is all about our ability to live with each other, to build communities … Continue reading Henderson: Mayoral candidates put accessibility issues in spotlight #voteto
Published On Wed Apr 28 2010 Jennifer Yang http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/article/801983--all-g20-protests-will-be-directed-to-trinity-bellwoods-park?bn=1 With the upcoming G20 summit looming over downtown Toronto, the event is casting an increasingly larger shadow, one that now stretches as far west as Trinity Bellwoods Park. Summit officials have chosen the park as the designated protesting area for the G20 summit on June 26 … Continue reading All #G20 protests will be directed to Trinity Bellwoods Park #Toronto
To most people of my generation, a full time, unionized job with benifits sounds like a pipe dream, let alone a job that will last us until we retire. Most of us these days are in contract jobs or part-time positions that force us to keep focused on keeping a job (or finding one) and … Continue reading Why we need to Support #Worker’s #Rights
Want to find out more about the People's Movement to stop Climate Change? Have you heard of the Cochabamba Agreement - a Climate Change Accord designed by the People that will be officially recognized by the UN later this year? Come check out this amazing event! Friday, May 7, 2010, 7pm Steelworkers Hall Toronto 25 … Continue reading Report Back form #Cochabamba – May 7 #Toronto
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I'd love to hear people's thoughts on this bill. This is news to me, and shake the hand of MPP Barrett. I am a little suspicious that this is a conservative voter grab, and it is a very neoliberal approach to access to work, that still views people with disabilities as burdens that businesses should … Continue reading Can a Private Member’s Bill Change #ODSP?