A4A Ontario started this petition to Government of Canada We are autistic self-advocates, activists, and allies united to stop Autism Speaks and CASDA from dictating autism policy in Canada through their proposed “National Autism Strategy” (NAS) project. The NAS would earmark hundreds of millions in funds for Autism Speaks and other groups that actively work against autistic people … Continue reading Take Action: Stop Autism Speaks from Dictating Canadian Autism Policy!
TORONTO — Two separate federal agencies issued announcements Tuesday on life with a disability in Canada — one seeking greater input on hot-button issues and the other urging society at large to challenge its preconceptions. Source: Transport agency asks for public input on air travel for disabled people | Calgary Herald
New Brunswick's education minister is making rare use of the Canadian Constitution's notwithstanding clause to ensure his new legislation on mandatory vaccinations won't be overturned by court challenges.Dominic Cardy introduced the bill, his second attempt to eliminate non-medical exemptions Source: New Brunswick uses notwithstanding clause in 2nd bid to pass vaccination bill
Autistics United Vancouver — a self-advocacy group — will march this Sunday in Richmond to protest a walk that claims to speak for them. The message that Autistics United members want to send is . . . Source: Autistics United ask to be heard as they protest Richmond march | Richmond News
He's still a disgrace regardless of the verdict. A Canadian husband and wife who were previously convicted for letting their son die of meningitis by treating him with maple syrup and garlic have now been found not guilty at retrial. Naturally, infamous charlatan David Stephan — who played the victim after he let his son die — celebrated the victory … Continue reading Dad Who Let Son Die of Meningitis Celebrates “Not Guilty” Verdict After Retrial | David Gee | Friendly Atheist | Patheos
Several anti-vaccination activists were given a nearly free ride Wednesday morning at the New Brunswick Legislature, presenting their views to a committee of MLAs and leaving almost no time for those elected officials to question or challenge their claims. Source: Anti-vaxxers face few questions at legislative hearing on mandatory immunization | CBC News
Unlike his predecessor, however, he is not committing to clearing the waiting list Source: Ontario minister for autism file cites ‘lack of communication’ with families, stands by waiting-list number - The Globe and Mail