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Submission to the B.C. Government on Accessibility Legislation

December 02, 2019

The BC Government announced its commitment to “developing new laws, standards, and policies to better support” disabled people “to live with dignity and to meaningfully participate in their communities.” To help inform this process, the Broadbent commissioned a submission from writer and consultant, Gabrielle Peters, on the historical and contemporary... Read more

The Short-Sighted Vision of Conservative Educational Policy

November 27, 2019

Public education is the foundation of Canadian society. Over the past two centuries, the institution has developed into rite of passage for children and youth, playing an integral role in their career development and meaningful participation in democratic life.  Despite wide-spread support for a publicly funded education system, education funding... Read more