Important Press Release: About Sheila Richardson, our CEO
Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013
We at EqualiTV International Foundation are sorry to advise you that our CEO Sheila Richardson has suffered a reverse in her health and was hospitalized last week and will be focusing on recovery and recuperation for the foreseeable future.
The importance of TV by and for people with disabilities
Featuring people with disabilities on TV is a powerful tool to fight persistent stigma. Only the CRTC can make sure it happens.
Posted on Sunday, March 03, 2013
The voices of people with disabilities have been frequently ignored in the media. Far too often, the public image of people with disabilities has been that of pitiful recipients of charities and telethons. We rarely see people with disabilities in the media spotlight as anchors, reporters or performers in dramatic serials.
Update on EqualiTV’s efforts to be broadcast cross-Canada
Posted on Monday, January 21, 2013
The date of the public hearing set by the CRTC to review and decide our case for EqualiTV’s mandatory carriage across Canada has been set for 23 April 2013, beginning at 9am EST in the Gatineau, Quebec.
Jay Stoyan lends support to EqualiTV campaign
Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2012
The JAY STOYAN SHOW and JSS NEWS with Jay Stoyan, one of our first TV hosts who is living with a disability, is also working on fundraising efforts for the channel and its affiliated productions.
The same business has different language in different worlds
We would like nothing more than to be the equivalent of a YouTube on television with the Canadian government sponsoring productions still at our going rates. But a channel with disabilities cannot be a YouTube. A YouTube presumes the user is self-directed and has full access.