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Expressing the individual’s right to die: Bill C-14 and Taylor’s “modern moral order”

June 21st, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Expressing the individual’s right to die: Bill C-14 and Taylor’s “modern moral order”)

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pfr-banner-post-1The importance of the rights and obligations individuals have to one another is now accompanied by an emphasis on the right of individuals to live authentically

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Basic income and child benefits are the best bet to reduce poverty

March 14th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Basic income and child benefits are the best bet to reduce poverty)

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pfr-banner-post-1In Canada, a strong social safety net plus growth have been the factors in poverty reduction. Despite this progress, we hear repeated calls for continued poverty reduction

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People who use drugs demand a say in fentanyl overdose responses

February 27th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on People who use drugs demand a say in fentanyl overdose responses)

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picture 740pfr-banner-post-1“There’s a common public misconception that we are unable to make decisions for ourselves. Truth being we are excluded from even participating in policy decisions that determine our fates”

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Nanaimo demonstration and march part of National Day of Action on overdose crisis

February 26th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Nanaimo demonstration and march part of National Day of Action on overdose crisis)

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picture 739pfr-banner-post-1Concerned citizens march in Nanaimo on February 21, 2017, in solidarity with cities across Canada struggling with effective responses to the growing opioid overdose crisis

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Keynote by Dr. Eike-Henner Kluge: Reflections on Dying

November 25th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Keynote by Dr. Eike-Henner Kluge: Reflections on Dying)

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picture-722pfr-banner-post-1“This talk is about death and dying. Not about dying unexpectedly or by accident, but about dying as an event that in principle is within our control”

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Annual report card on women’s rights in BC informs submission to United Nations

November 11th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Annual report card on women’s rights in BC informs submission to United Nations)

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pfr-banner-post-1The 2016 report card on women’s rights in British Columbia shows the province continues to lag on promises made in the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

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