Nearly one in ten people are living with a disability and on December 3, 2011 – International Day of Persons with Disabilities – we stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters to advocate for their right to live and work in society with dignity, autonomy and equality.
More than 100 PSAC members gathered in Yellowknife to walk down the “Path that Unites us” – the theme of this year's National Aboriginal Peoples' Conference. Delegates shared experiences, heard from some veteran Aboriginal activists and planned ways to move the National Aboriginal Peoples' Network into its next stage of growth.
We call on the Greek government to allow the flotilla to complete its humanitarian mission to Gaza. We also urge our own government to pressure the Israeli state to respect international law and end the illegal blockade immediately.
Each year on May 17, across Canada and around the world, we recognize the International Day Against Homophobia –– a day for all of us to stand together with our LGBT Brothers and Sisters to demand respect and engage in a dialogue about the importance of tolerance and compassion.
This June, and continuing throughout the summer months, we celebrate the gains of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) peoples during annual Pride celebrations across the Prairies and around the world.