The current buzzword vibrating across the music scene is the term accessible. It’s mentioned in Facebook events for shows, on venue pages and used haphazardly across the industry.
Ableism within university institutions is consistently permitted, accepted and encouraged, and the University of Winnipeg (U of W) is no exception.
Through November and December, 93 members of the CanLit elite signed a letter shaming the University of British Columbia (UBC) for their lack of due process in regards to the treatment of the Steven Galloway case.
It’s easy to avoid conversations about sexual assault, and Canadian institutions have been fairly successful in doing just that. Sexual assault is a rampant issue across post-secondary institutions in North America. It doesn’t just happen at large American colleges, despite Canadian post-secondary institutional rhetoric.