I am using this picture done by a close friend of mine to provide a visual example of my point today. I call it "Hidden in the Shadows" for a reason. On the surface it looks very nice and peaceful. However what effect would it have if I gave you details about the person using … Continue reading Hidden in the Shadows
As many of you are aware I moved to Kelowna to assist my aging mother. Life can be pretty complicated at times but especially when you are 87 years old. Lately her health has been declining and she is needing more support service to maximize her independence while staying in her budget. She is, like … Continue reading Are All Politicians Equal?
I started this little series following the Kelowna stop of the provincial consultation process on what was entitled the "Disability White Paper". I may have come across as demeaning it a little which was not really my purpose. My purpose was really to show how history is continually repeating itself and that generational shifts happen … Continue reading Here We Go again – Final
Yesterday I wrote about attending a consultative process in Kelowna as part of a BC government dog and pony show. The government website promoting this event states "The B.C. government is having a conversation with British Columbians to better understand how government, businesses and communities can increase accessibility and decrease barriers for people living with disabilities." … Continue reading Here We Go Again – Part 2
I attended my first community meeting yesterday since arriving in Kelowna. It is part of a province wide set of community forums being conducted by the provincial government. The topic, "Increasing Accessibility for People with Disabilities". The interest in the Kelowna area was so high they had to add a second meeting earlier in the … Continue reading Here We Go Again