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Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve ...
United Nations Human Rights Council
The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The Council was created by the UN Genera...
World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...

News Releases

Canadian Down Syndrome Society is Concerned About Our Most Vulnerable Canadian Citizens
2009-05-22
Canadian Down Syndrome Society
The Canadian Down Syndrome Society is outraged at the recent decision by a Quebec judge to acquit an HIV positive man accused of sexually assaulting a woman with Down syndrome after she was unable to ...
The Canadian Down Syndrome Society Responds to Cases of Abuse Reported
2009-09-11
Canadian Down Syndrome Society
The Canadian Down Syndrome Society once again calls for the closure of all institutions in Canada. Institutions are a breeding ground for abuse.

Sources Select Resources

Disabilities Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
Website
Sources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on disability topics in the Sources directory for the media.
Disability rights movement
Connexipedia Article
Article
A movement aims to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities.
Disabled parking spot hologram
Damn Bored
Film/Video
2016
Damned Bored TV
If there's one thing drivers hate having to deal with, it';s parking. But there's one type of person that is a real ass, the type that isn't handicapped and will take up one of those spaces anyways. T...
TPP Undermines User Control and That's Disastrous for Accessibility
Sutton, Maira
Article
2015
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) threatens all users' ability to access information and participate in culture and innovation online, but it's especially severe for those with disabilities or who o...

Sources Bookshelf

Design for the Real World
Human Ecology and Social Change
Papanek, Victor
Book
1970
While two-thirds of the world's population lives in poverty, valuable human and natural resources are used to produce: fur-covered toilet seats, electronic nail polish dryers, diapers for parakeets, a...

Media

Abilities Magazine
Articles and resources providing information, inspiration and opportunities for people with disabilities, their families, friends, and professionals.
Why Not Magazine
Promoting education and awareness of physical disabilities.
Winnipeg Access Guide
Accessibility guide for Winnipeg.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Transportation Agency
The Agency's responsibilities include: Dispute Resolution, to resolve complaints about transportation services, rates, fees and charges; Accessibility, to ensure that our national transportation syste...


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