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Nov 13, 2013
Forced by the Court to respond to Access to Information requests, the CBC resorts to partial and redacted filings

Oct 15, 2013
At the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women, Hubert Lacroix President and CEO of the CBC misled Parliament when he said CBC does not tolerate discrimination, sexual or otherwise.”

Jun 18, 2013
The CBC has filed a court application in the PEI Supreme Court to stop a Human Rights Panel hearing into a complaint of disability discrimination against a local journalist with a disability.

Dec 22, 2010
Oye Times, one of the fastest growing news sites in Canada, has joined NJN Network to raise money for the Schizophrenia Society. Stephen Pate just released Blue Christmas on iTunes. All proceeds will be donated to Schizophrenia Society.

Dec 20, 2010
Stephen Pate editor and owner of NJN Network has recorded the Elvis classic Blue Christmas and is donating all proceeds to the Schizophrenia Society. Even internet downloads or sharing will generate a donation.

Sep 13, 2010
The PEI Seniors’ Secretariat officially recognized there are 8,980 seniors on Prince Edward Island living with disabilities which they have been denying for the past four years.

Jul 26, 2010
July 26th 2010 is the 20th Annivesary of the Americans With Disabilities Act. 54 million Americans have a disability and are protected by the ADA. 4 million Canadians with disabilities are still waiting for legal protection from discrimination.

Dec 30, 2009
The new Federal report Advancing the Inclusion of People with Disabilities 2009 points to an increasing rate of disability among aging Canadians. PEI recently ignored seniors with disabilities in its review and excludes them from disability supports.

Dec 11, 2009
Troubled boys more likely to die or be disabled by midlife, a Cardiff Wales study reports but the study findings are false. Using a small sample size and erroneous statistics, the study reverts to supersitious belief that disability is linked to sin.

Dec 03, 2009
The PEI Government has failed to improve the lives of persons with disabilities. Islanders with disabilities have the lowest incomes, receive only minimal supports and have their human rights abused on a daily basis without recourse.

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