Disability Movement

Disability…the final frontier for marriage equality?

This week Americans finally achieved marriage equality, and my fellow Canadians cheered (and quietly gloated over the fact that we've had it for the last ten years). While this is truly awesome, it also tugged at a small quiet chord of pain for myself and many others. Amongst the cheers, some quiet whispers: we're not quite… Continue reading Disability…the final frontier for marriage equality?

Disability Movement

People with Disabilities March and Roll on the Streets of Toronto

On October 13th, 2012 the disability community once again made their voices heard on the streets of Toronto. They marched with a goal to bring recognition of the struggles and value of people with disabilities as we fight against ableism and other forms of oppression, but they also marched to celebrate and take pride in… Continue reading People with Disabilities March and Roll on the Streets of Toronto

Disability Movement, Uncategorized

Canadians with Disabilities, it’s Time to Take the Gloves Off

Find out about the march It's not a question of if austerity will impact Canadians with disabilities, but a question of when. We need only look over to the UK for proof. Coalition proposals with see the Disability Living Allowance cut in that country by 20%, pushing those people into increasing poverty. Hate crimes against… Continue reading Canadians with Disabilities, it’s Time to Take the Gloves Off

Disability Movement, Economic Justice, Events

This Monday: Free Social Assistance Review hosted by ERDCO | #Disabilities #Toronto #li

Ethno-racial People with Disabilities Coalition of Ontario Invites you to attend a community meeting to talk about the Social Assistance Review in Ontario on: Monday August 22, 2011 1:00 - 4:00 P.M. Ryerson University, 99 Gerrard St. East, Room EPH 222 AT THE COMMUNITY MEETING: You will learn about the commission the provincial government has… Continue reading This Monday: Free Social Assistance Review hosted by ERDCO | #Disabilities #Toronto #li