National Newswatch

Moving long-term care from a vicious to a virtuous cycle

May 24 2021 — Various — Policy-making occurs where opposing ideas, differing values about who should do what, and debate about power dynamics over who should benefit and under what conditions flourish. Some policy issues are more easily resolved and receive broad consensus, if not total agreement. They operate in a virtuous cycle. In contrast, some policy areas never get to […]

A Call to Critically Reconsider Bill C-7 in Canada

Mar 30 2021 — Various — It has been disconcerting to watch the process of Bill C7 being advanced and passed. We’re concerned about what this could mean for the devaluation of disabled people’s lives in Canada. The Bill must be scrutinized relative to Canada’s commitments to the Human Rights Declaration, the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, […]