GUELPH POLITICAST #342 – A Conversation About Systemic Ableism

There was a Guelph man named Matthew Wozenilek who passed away in 2016. He was well-known for his “Stop Ableism” campaign, a one-man effort to make Guelph more accessible one fight at a time, including a case against Elections Canada at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal. The awareness raised did make people more mindful of barriers to physical accessibility. So we all lived happily ever after, right? Continue reading “GUELPH POLITICAST #342 – A Conversation About Systemic Ableism”

Accessibility Committee Wants a Better Option Than Vote from Home for 2022

At Monday’s city council meeting the topic of the 2022 Municipal Election will come up again, but this time, it’s not about maps or the number of councillors. This Monday, the topic is voting itself, or rather making sure that everyone in town is able to vote in the next election regardless of any issues with accessibility they might be facing. As it stands right now, the barriers that some people are still facing are quite profound. Continue reading “Accessibility Committee Wants a Better Option Than Vote from Home for 2022”