Victoria OCP excludes People with Disabilities

Honourable Anne Kang Minister of Municipal Affairs Province of British Columbia MUNI.Minister@gov.bc.ca Honourable Sheila MalcolmsonMinister of Social Development and Poverty ReductionProvince of British ColumbiaSDPR.Minister@gov.bc.ca Sam Turcott, Assistant Deputy Minister Accessibility Directorate Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction Sam.Turcott@gov.bc.ca April 8, 2024 Dear Minister Kang, Minister Malcolmson, and Deputy Minister Turcott I am writing to … Read moreVictoria OCP excludes People with Disabilities

In a world full of “heroes” be your own shero

I’ve been watching a wave of hate roll in toward Diana Nyad increasing in intensity as NYAD the movie approaches its Netflix November 3rd release. It’s reminiscent of the tsunami that flooded the open water community in September 2013 when the at-the-time 64 year-old, on her 5th attempt, entered the water off Havana Cuba to … Read moreIn a world full of “heroes” be your own shero

Words Matter – the breeding of hatred in Victoria

letters@timescolonist.com It started with a @JohnsonStBRDG tweet that was quickly amplified by others. “Honestly, I have very little bandwidth for caring about police being struck by motorists when virtually nothing is done by those same police to ticket or prosecute drivers…” Tweeters rallied around the account hailing the poster as an inspiration. I found myself … Read moreWords Matter – the breeding of hatred in Victoria