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#TDOV supports Trans Day of Visibility worldwide

Gabrielle Austin and Jessenia Feijo The world of social media celebrated International Transgender Day of Visibility on Thursday using #TDOV to bring the community and its agents together. It’s a day that shows visibility on social media and how may people are demonstrating their support, said Susan Gapka, a community and political organizer as well

Are people with disabilities unwelcome in Canada?

Amy Wallace Felipe Montoya is a full-time, tenured professor of environmental studies at York University. For three years, he has been living with his family in Toronto. Montoya, whose family is originally from Costa Rica, submitted an application for permanent residency for himself, his wife and his two children. But the family’s ability to remain

Trudeau’s first budget is taking baby steps in the right direction

Jeremy Appel Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s inaugural budget, unveiled by rookie Finance Minister Bill Morneau is a step in the right direction, with billions of dollars pledged for infrastructure, child care, First Nations and the arts. But the Trudeau government is constrained by its commitment to “fiscal responsibility,” code for austerity, and no one in