Tag Archives: Inclusion

Will You Vote to Save My Canada?

Even countries as multi-cultural as Canada have an identity. ‘My Canada’s’ identity is founded on certain cultural beliefs and values that serve as the cornerstone of who we are as people. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms enshrines these values we … Continue reading

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Election Canada: Democracy at Risk?

The Syrian Refugee Crisis is considered the most devastating refugee crisis since the Second World War. The UN High Commission for Refugees says there are four million registered Syrian refugees, though that number is almost certainly low. We often consider … Continue reading

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Celebrating Inclusive Education

On Thursday, February 19th, 7 pm at the Victoria Inn in Winnipeg  Manitoba Council for Exceptional Children celebrates students, families, educators and community at the Yes I Can!! awards. The Yes I Can Awards celebrates those individuals who are making a … Continue reading

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A TEACHER 24/7

  In Manitoba as teachers we stand for Inclusion. A place where not only children can be safe, valued and accepted, but everyone. As a teacher that is what we are supposed to stand for when we are at school. … Continue reading

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Calling all Fathers: Taking Action in 2015

If the events of 2014 have taught us anything it is that our children are in need of our help to keep them safe, valued and accepted. It doesn’t matter where you live, the news in 2014 have been inundated … Continue reading

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Canadian Human Rights Museum More than a Building

A visit to the Canadian Human Rights Museum is a teacher’s dream come true. It will open your eyes to the educational possibilities not only for our students but for everyone. There are no words that can accurately de-scribe the … Continue reading

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A City for People

Watching the City Council meeting as they examined the results of the Ernst and Young Audit was interesting to say the least. Before you say ‘Get a Life’, here is why. If there was any more evidence required for the … Continue reading

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What if: People Mattered

    Image from Home for Hope Every society’s greatest resource is its people. Yet it seems when it comes to determining policy; be it government or economic; decisions seem to have little to do about people. In Manitoba Schools … Continue reading

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Inclusion – We’ve come a long way

It has been almost 15 years since Manitoba’s Special Education Review’s Final Report was published. Taking recommendations and turning them into action is always the difficult part of any review of the way services are offered. Many individuals will cite … Continue reading

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Making a Difference for Youth

Last Sunday I had the opportunity to attend The Rachel Browne Theatre and watch a contemporary dance performance that was created and performed by a couple of students from Knowles Centre.  This production under the direction of Nina Patel founder … Continue reading

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