Posts by Nicole Neuts

Why has eradicating the disabled become normal?

Approximately 582 babies are born with Down syndrome in Canada every year. Unfortunately, we have no data on the abortion rate of babies with Down syndrome. But if we assume Canadians act similarly to Americans, where 75 per cent of fetuses diagnosed with Down syndrome through screening are aborted, we can say that there was…

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Cultural Oppression 2.0

Being Metis, I’m supposed to have certain viewpoints of the government. I’m supposed to oppose government altogether, keep pushing for natives across Canada to get our own land, free from government interventions. I get it. The government, “the church”, hurt my people. They tried to destroy my people, eradicate their culture at best, all in…

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