As many of you have likely heard, Joanne Larade passed away last week, just one day after moderating No More Warehousing’s ‘Celebrating Mothers’ event. Joanne was a very passionate, outgoing disability rights advocate with lots of optimism and life. We are so saddened by her sudden passing.
Media, The Coast: The time is yesterday for action on systemic warehousing of people with disabilities
Last Thursday disability advocacy groups presented a letter to the premier, calling on the provincial government to address systemic warehousing of people with disabilities.
For all of Brendon’s 29 years, his parents have been his caregivers, his lifeline. But as Kim Smith and Kathleen Purdy get older, there is growing anxiety about what Brendon’s future will look like — where he will live, who will care for him?
Law amendments committee tasked with reviewing the 2019 provincial budget heard submissions today on behalf of people with disabilities about a human rights budget…
On Thursday April 4, 2019, Premier Stephen McNeil made good on his promise to meet Donnie MacLean (member of People First, Middleton Chapter) to accept the Disability Rights Coalition’s open letter. The letter, signed by individuals and groups representing over 100,000 Nova Scotians, calls upon the Premier to end the human rights crisis and unnecessary institutionalization of people with disabilities… Check out Donnie’s journey, the latest chapter in this struggle for human rights by people with disabilities in Nova Scotia.
March 2019 – the Disability Rights Coalition and other concerned Nova Scotians call on on the Premier to take immediate action to stop the human rights violations against people with disabilities You can Send an Open Letter to the Premier.
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