Earlier this year, Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan visited Ottawa and missed an appointment when he couldn’t get an accessible cab.
On more than one occasion, Gerard Daechsel has been mistaken for a homeless man. The lanky 74-year-old former journalist spends his spare time rummaging through trash bins scavenging for food, recyclables and anything deserving of a second home.
The Conservative government’s new anti-drug strategy announced in early October places too much importance on punishment and not enough on prevention, say drug addiction service professionals in Ottawa.
When Burma gets its freedom, Tin Maung Htoo will be out of a job. But not out of a fight.