Tag Archives: human rights

Providing Detail is Not Attacking

I grew up with a disability in a very different time.  There were no programs, no regulations, etc. there was just you, your family and your community.  There was no socialized medicine, accessible building codes or educational inclusion.  From a societal point of view we were just coming out of that age of “The Secret […]
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Revictimization

I haven’t posted for a while due to business.  However I can’t use that as an excuse and I can’t put this off any longer.  This week has been extremely aggravating and epitomizes the challenges I have been helping some clients with. There has been a lot of news this week on the subject of […]
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It’s Alright to Say No!

Recently I had a little back and forth with an individual that really brought the idea of advocacy back home to me and, in particular, its relationship to physical access.  I recognize access as a right and I have spend the better part of my life fighting for and defending rights.  Not just those of persons […]
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Human Rights – The Complications!

I was approached almost a year ago by the Alberta Human Rights Commission to develop or revise a number of human rights training modules.  The majority of the modules were aimed at the workplace, were to be presented primarily to human resource specialists and covered topics from “duty to accommodate” to “creating a healthy workplace”. […]
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“Due Process”, Is it Important?

I just realized I haven’t posted anything this month and yet it has been such an information packed month.  I think the most depressing event of the month was the ease with which Prime Minister Harper was able to have “due process” suspended.  I’m going to leave the politics of that alone for the time […]
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Tariffs, Taxes, Smoke and Mirrors

Well I finally have my new computer and made the move from the PC to a Mac.  I am loving it.  It has taken a little bit of reconditioning to the old brain as well as a number of hours downloading Mac friendly software.  To reset my Skype as an example meant downloading the Mac […]
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