A Tribute to Jim Derksen
Jim Derksen, national and international disability rights movement pioneer, passed away July 6, 2022. Jim had a great effect on many people in Winnipeg, in Canada and internationally. To me, Jim was a friend, colleague and mentor. Jim’s achievements included working on the protection of disabled people in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and on including disability as ground for discrimination in the Canadian Human Rights Code while at the Council of Canadians with Disabilities.
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