Tag: advocacy

  • Temporary Shelter in Parks – Parks Board speaking notes

    Without safe, governed spaces with basic services in which campers can stay for extended periods of time, without ensuring the safety of everyone in or near our parks, and without addressing dangerous behaviour, theĀ  proposed Vancouver Parks Board bylaws intended to govern temporary shelters offers little that is new that we can believe Parks Board staff are in a position to enforce and imposes undue hardship on those whose conduct they are being deployed to address.

  • IDAHOTIB: Addressing Online Hatred at Parliament.

    IDAHOTIB: Addressing Online Hatred at Parliament.

    Hate propaganda acts by creating anger or disgust towards a person or group because of their identity. It often specifically targets people over their gender identity or sexual orientation.

  • Human Rights in Doc form

    Human Rights in Doc form

    People are asking me about the advocacy that led to being honoured with the being awarded the Meritorious Service Medal by the Governor General in the name of the Queen and all Canadians. These two short docs by award-winning filmmaker Christine Lord tell the story of the events between 2014 and 2016 that led to […]