WE’RE NOT THERE YET, FOLKS

The Calgary story — two young people with cognitive disabilities not being able to attend their fourth year of high school — isn’t only a sign of 1970’s thinking of segregation: its timing is even, alarmingly, more perplexing … Last week the federal government passed the country’s first legislation on accessibility … The foundation, of course, is to build a future for Canadians with disabilities to have the dignity to equally enjoy our conies citizenship … Wonderful news …. but the Calgary story is a subtle — very subtle — that the journey is far from over in the mind shift of full inclusion of Canadian with disabilities. 

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About Cam Tait 318 Articles
Follower of Christ, husband, father, grandfather, Edmonton Sun columnist, Oiler Entertainment Group writer, co-author of Disabled? Hell No! I’m a Sit-Down Comic, speaker, comedian, former Edmonton Journal columnist, member of the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities and closet Beverly Hillbillies mega fan and (very small) closet disco singer.

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