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ACSEXE+: Talking disability and sexuality in Montreal

July 15, 2015
| Aimee Louw and Charli Lessard talk about a new project in Montreal that deals with questions of disability and sexuality.
Length: 28:39 minutes (26.24 MB)
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HandyDART Riders' Alliance: Vancouver's paratransit riders get organized

February 25, 2015
| Craig Langston and Tim Louis talk with me about the harsh impacts of declining paratransit service levels, and about organizing riders in response.
Length: 28:41 minutes (26.27 MB)

Ban on physician-assisted dying struck down by Canada's top court

February 22, 2015
| In 1993 Sue Rodriguez took her fight for the right to end her own life to Canada's highest court and lost. Twenty-two years later, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favour of assisted dying.
Length: 11:34 minutes (10.6 MB)
August 13, 2014 |
August 12 is International Youth Day, a day endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999 in a resolution upon the recommendation by the World Conference of Minsters Responsible for Youth.
| June 23, 2014
| April 16, 2014
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Anti-ableism in the city: Accessibilize Montreal

January 29, 2014
| Paul Tsuma and Aimee Louw talk about a new group that is challenging both physical barriers and the broader barriers of ableism in Montreal.
Length: 28:21 minutes (25.96 MB)
December 4, 2013 |
A delegation of development services activists marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities, holding a rally at the constituency office of the Minister of Community and Social Services.
a group of folks with physical disabilities on a city street at a protest
| December 3, 2013

International Day of Persons With Disabilities

In 1992, the conclusion of the United Nations decade of the disabled person (1982-1992) the General Assembly declared December 3 the International Day of Person’s with Disabilities.

Approximately 15% of the world’s population, over one billion people, live with some kind of a disability. That number is even bigger when people with mental illness, invisible disabilities and those who self identify are included. Disability can be many things to many people. The World Health Organization defines a disability as:


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