Meeting labour activists in 2015 shaped my approach

Why I Celebrate Labour Day

Canada’s labour movement trains up future activists to continue the hard work that their elders have started to make Canada more just for us all.

Labour has consistently shown up at our side in the advocacy work we’ve done. They can be counted on to stand up for individual workers and the oppressed in the face of unfairness. Each win they help bring ensures all our children, their children have better lives.

On Labour Day, I celebrate this. Continue reading Why I Celebrate Labour Day

YEG Pride 2018 Blood Ban petition - 2018

I have a Question For Justin Trudeau About the Blood Ban

The federal ban barring monogamous gay men and transgender women from giving desperately-needed blood when others engaged in the same activities freely donate blood is a galling example of what could have been, but for Justin Trudeau and Hedy Fry’s lacking the will to do the right thing. Continue reading I have a Question For Justin Trudeau About the Blood Ban

JOANNAH CONNOLLY

Vancouver-Centre Public School Mess Highlights Years of Ignoring Residents

The inaction of elected officials such as Liberals Hedy Fry and Sam Sullivan is responsible for the pain Yaletown or Olympic Village parents will feel every day taking their kids to Coal Harbour accross the downtown core. Continue reading Vancouver-Centre Public School Mess Highlights Years of Ignoring Residents

Is Canada Contributing To The UK Anti-Trans Violence?

Is Canada’s unregulated online hate propaganda targeting transgender people contributing to the 81% rise in crimes targeting transgender people in the UK?

Equal rights charity Stonewall estimated that two in five trans people had experienced a hate crime or incident in the past year. Continue reading Is Canada Contributing To The UK Anti-Trans Violence?