Disability Movement

This International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Let’s Remember our Rights

In 2010 Prime Minister Stephen Harper ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities  (CRPD). This historic document recognized specific ways that disabled people are often left out of society such as Access to Justice (Article 13), Living independently and being included in the community (Article 19), Education (Article 24), Adequate standard… Continue reading This International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Let’s Remember our Rights

Activism, Events

ONTARIO DEAF BARRIER-FREE NOW

Note: This meeting is in ASL, but there is an interpreter available  Are you feeling frustrated about finding a job?  Do you feel that the AODA (Accessibility for Ontario with Disabilities Act) is either not good or strong enough?  Do you think that the CTRC would approve video-phone relay service? Are you frustrated with your place… Continue reading ONTARIO DEAF BARRIER-FREE NOW