Would More Time Have Made Bruce Pardy’s National Post Piece Against Accommodations For Disabled Students Any Less Awful?

On August 17, 2017, a few weeks before thousands of university students will head off to class, the National Post ran an opinion piece by Queen’s University Professor of Law, Bruce Pardy under the headline “Mental disabilities shouldn’t be accommodated with extra time on exams.”      Both the content and the context of this…

Randy Rinaldo And The Normalizing of Racism And Poor-Hating In Canadian Politics

Last week the BC Liberals announced they’d chosen Randy Rinaldo as their new candidate for Burnaby-Lougheed. Patti Bacchus, a Vancouver School Board Trustee, shared some of Rinaldo’s past tweets and soon enough Twitter went digging. These tweets raise legitimate questions about whether Rinaldo is a good, let alone the best, choice to protect public interests,…