Recognising the dignity of Canada’s indigenous people

Thursday 1 July 2021 is Canada Day – the day celebrating the 154th anniversary of Canada becoming an independent country.  Most years, the day is marked with celebrations nationwide with people coming together for BBQs, lawn games, carnivals, pancake breakfasts, volunteer initiatives, and celebratory fireworks. This year, Canada day is happening in a cloud of shame …

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Lady pushing elderly lady in a wheelchair towards the sunrise

The Silent Army

Reflecting on National Carers Week (7-13 June 2021) really shone a light on the millions of carers in the UK who offer unstinting practical care and emotional support to their loved ones.  This silent army of family members (at times including young children) don’t always receive financial support or official recognition, but without whom the existing …

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Social Inclusion

Amongst the many issues that the Covid 19 pandemic has surfaced in the UK and in other developed nations, is the widening inequality gap. The inequality gap has always existed, but the pandemic has thrown it into sharp relief. The economic impact is hardest on the poorest sections of society, particularly those working in the …

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