Disability Movement, NewsFlash

Trudeau’s ‘accessible Canada’ includes unpaid work

Back in 2015, before the Canadian federal election, a movement of disabled people was building across the country. The call for a barrier-free Canada was built in that time by a small, dedicated group of people who reinforced their message daily through social media and on the ground action. Their methods were so effective, that… Continue reading Trudeau’s ‘accessible Canada’ includes unpaid work

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#Toronto Open Budget Initiative hosts July 13 Campaign Launch and Town Hall

City Hall, Council Chambers 100 Queen Street West Tuesday, July 13 at 6 p.m. TOBI, The Toronto Open Budget Initiative is a group of residents and community organizations working in areas including housing, arts, environment, childcare, social planning, child welfare, seniors, youth, anti-poverty, gender and racial equality, and local community services.  This group formed in… Continue reading #Toronto Open Budget Initiative hosts July 13 Campaign Launch and Town Hall

Economic Justice, NewsFlash

#Toronto #hate literature targets #homeless, #disabled, sex workers, psych survivors, addicts, #racialized people, etc etc

A book was just published by a Toronto Sun cartoonist that is like a catalogue of street-involved homeless people.   It has profiles of each person with a drawing and description, often using people's real name. The drawings also lable various features on the person's body as if they are animals to be examed, for… Continue reading #Toronto #hate literature targets #homeless, #disabled, sex workers, psych survivors, addicts, #racialized people, etc etc