December 2, 2011 - International Day for Persons with Disabilities Dec 3, 2011
The International Day for Persons with Disabilities is a day not only for advocacy, but also for reaffirming a commitment to expanding accessibility and recognition for persons with disabilities.
Defined by the United Nations as “those who have long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments which in interaction with various barriers may hinder their full and effective participation in society on an equal basis with others,” persons with disabilities continue to face significant obstacles within Saskatchewan.
The Saskatchewan Federation of Labour (SFL) enthusiastically congratulates Saskatchewan’s trans* community on yesterday’s passage of Bill 171 – which amended the Human Rights Code to include gender identity.
The Saskatchewan Federation of Labour (SFL) recognizes the 25th anniversary of the École Polytechnique shooting, and remembers the 14 young women that lost their lives.