This project is founded by people from a support group in Toronto, Canada for those struggling to live with disabilities that prevent normal lives and normal work through reactions to environmental toxins and triggers. Conditions include Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, Electrical Hypersensitivity, Toxic Encephalopathy, Myalgic Encephalitis, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and various autoimmune conditions. Some of the conditions have different names in different areas of the world, as such we will lump them together as “Environmental Illness” unless speaking of a specific person’s specific diagnosis.
Despite that these conditions are not even considered to be rare by the medical establishment, they still face ignorance from medical personnel, hospital staff, caseworkers, and from helping agencies that haven’t had time or occasion to study. The stigma against mental illness is so strong that many of these people would rather believe it is mental rather than physical, because the symptoms can be so variable on a day-to-day basis depending on exposures and tolerance levels (prior inflammation in the body).
The only true solution for our marginalization and housing crisis is to create an innovative ecological village of Tiny Homes and gather support from individual investors and sponsors to implement it. The government can then implement our proven solution elsewhere and relieve the suffering of approximately 50,000 Canadians who are currently unable to be contributing members of society due to the lack of specific disability accommodations in normal housing.
Throughout this website, you will find information on the problem, the proposed solution for Ontario, and stories of the lives affected.
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