Monthly Archives: March 2015

“They will have real work for real value” or “How can we begin the end of sheltered workshops for a better society for all?”


The recent media attention (see Ottawa Citizen articles 1–2–3–4 by Chris Cobb and an editorial) given to the pending closure of the OCAPDD sheltered workshop at Tunney’s Pasture in Ottawa exposed the general public to a hidden world that has … Continue reading

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It’s World Down Syndrome Day: Let’s Change The World, Let’s Start Right Here In Ottawa!


On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day, I can’t let the day pass me by without at least attempting to address the debacle that has been the media explosion about the pending closure of Ottawa’s … Continue reading

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