Gabrielle Peters

Gabrielle Peters

Vancouver, British Columbia
Gabrielle Peters is a disabled writer and policy analyst living in social housing. She is a commissioner on the Vancouver City Planning Commission.
Feb
18
Convoy Occupation's Politics Pose Unique Threat to Disabled People

Convoy Occupation's Politics Pose Unique Threat to Disabled People

“I don't think people realize the actual freedoms that disabled people have lost – and many were already underserved and isolated.”
Nov
24
Disability Advocates Raise Concerns About Omissions In Throne Speech

Disability Advocates Raise Concerns About Omissions In Throne Speech

Neil Belanger, chief executive officer of the British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS), had a question at the end of Tuesday’s Throne Speech: “Where’s the Canada Disability Benefit?”
Sep
05
Alone In The Dome: Disabled People, Many Poor, Struggled to Survive B.C.’s Fatal Heat Wave

Alone In The Dome: Disabled People, Many Poor, Struggled to Survive B.C.’s Fatal Heat Wave

“We don’t have this kind of weather normally in Vancouver, but climate change is happening …(those who died) weren’t even that old.”