Toronto parks to reflect Indigenous history

It has been part of the mandate of FoWP to engage with the Indigenous history of the Junction and surrounding area specifically through our work with the Native plant garden, but also with an upcoming project that we hope to be able to do this Summer. Glad there finally seems to be some recognition from the city/public around this issue, due to the work of Indigenous communities and artists: https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2017/11/13/toronto-parks-to-reflect-indigenous-history.html   Advertisements Continue reading Toronto parks to reflect Indigenous history

Being on social assistance draws more spite than race, colour, gender . . . but not more than being Muslim: survey

As FoWP has been saying: “one in five Ontarians have negative feelings against those on social assistance surpassing their unfavourable views against all other groups, except Muslims, who were disliked by 21 per cent of the respondents.” https://www.thestar.com/news/immigration/2017/12/08/being-on-social-assistance-draws-more-spite-than-race-colour-gender–but-not-more-than-being-muslim-survey.html Continue reading Being on social assistance draws more spite than race, colour, gender . . . but not more than being Muslim: survey