environment, public education

#Harper’s #Canada – a list of defunded organizations

Unofficial tentative list of organizations whose funding has been cut or ended by the Harper government, including government agencies that supported civil society groups. * *Organizations/ watchdogs whose staff have been fired, forced out, publically maligned, or who have resigned in protest: * ·          Canada Firearms Program (Chief Supt. Marty Cheliak,… Continue reading #Harper’s #Canada – a list of defunded organizations

Activism, Disability Movement, Economic Justice

No one knows what sort of future there will be for #amputees in #Haiti

Mitchell Landsberg Ottawa Citizen , Feb. 23, 2010 She is 19 years old, with an angelic face and big, heavy-lidded eyes. A bright young woman close to graduating from high school, a rare accomplishment in Haiti. As her sister runs a hand through her hair, Sounlove Zamour tells how the Jan. 12 earthquake split her… Continue reading No one knows what sort of future there will be for #amputees in #Haiti