Foul Justice

Foul Justice

Something Rotten in the State of Our Criminal Justice System Something has happened in the universe. There has been some kind of upending between right and wrong and while I normally really like to play in the grey between black and white, there is something sinister...
Segregation Crumbles

Segregation Crumbles

Cosmos Industries to Lose Recycling Contract This just out of Saskatoon Saskatchewan Canada this morning. Saskatoon has long been home to one of the largest sheltered workshops in our Nation. Cosmo Industries first recieved national coverage for it’s discriminatory...
Prenatal Screening

Prenatal Screening

Cheaper, more Accessible Prenatal Screening-Keeping Out that Which is Unwanted. Three major pharmaceutical companies in the US have been vying to bring cost effective prenatal screening tests (using the new protocol of using a single maternal blood sample to...
Home in Hot Water

Home in Hot Water

Are Group Homes Really Safer Than Community Settings? Today in the Calgary Herald, reporter Don Braid is reporting on the tragic death of a Calgarian with developmental disabilities who was under the support of Alberta’s PDD (Persons with Developmental...
Left Out in the Cold

Left Out in the Cold

Francine Kopun of the Toronto Star reported on Dec. 3rd that the City of Toronto had cancelled their annual celebration event in honour of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, replacing it with a vague declaration of some kind by Toronto Mayor Rob Ford...