NEWS & COMMENTARY BY KIM SAMUEL
Realizing the Human Right to Belong (3/9/2019) - In her latest Medium piece, Kim Samuel calls for a “revolution in values” in which community, connection, and belonging are considered foremost in the defense of human rights.

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LATEST BLOG POSTS
Rethinking DisABILITY: Health Discrimination in Canadian Immigration Law (3/14/2019) - SCSC fellow, Anica Lanzi, offers a concise and informative piece on the ramifications of Section 38 of Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. In this piece, she exposes how the general perception of people with disabilities in Canada has had a negative impact on access to health care.
Powerful Words: Challenged by a Moment (3/11/2019) - In his most recent Medium piece, Tim Shriver Jr. writes about the immensely detrimental power of a particular word, and the inspirational movement which led to its denunciation.
Realizing the Human Right to Belong (3/9/2019) - In her latest Medium piece, Kim Samuel calls for a “revolution in values” in which community, connection, and belonging are considered foremost in the defense of human rights.
Never Alone But Always Lonely: The Social Isolation of Being a New Mother (3/8/2019) - This International Women's Day, we are honoured to post an article written by one of our Social Connectedness Fellows, Sophie Beaton. As our movement strives to create socially connected communities in which every person feels a sense of belonging, it is integral that we honour, respect and encourage women.
Kim Samuel Receives Honorary Doctor of Letters at Vancouver Island University (2/4/2019) - In her speech at Vancouver Island University, Kim Samuel reminds the graduating class of their value and their right to belong.
A Story of Bravery and Resilience: Hannah Puralewski’s, “Lemon Meringue Pie” (1/30/2019) - In honour of #BellLet’sTalk day, we at SCSC are honoured to share this heartfelt post, authored by suicide prevention and mental wellness advocate, Hannah Puralewski. All people, from all walks of life, have something to gain from listening to Hannah’s story.


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Ongoing Dialogue

Through ongoing effort, events and dialogue, this network continues its commitment to further ‎understanding of social isolation, to gain insight, and to confirm actions required to support and achieve social connectedness as a key to individual and community well-being.