Jean Swanson (swancam at vcn.bc.ca) is co-ordinator of the Carnegie Community Action Project in Vancouver. She has been an anti-poverty activist for 30 years and wrote the book, Poor Bashing: The politics of exclusion.
If and when the time comes to give up your license, how do you plan to get around?
Take this week's poll
Never miss a story. Get The Tyee's independent, reader-funded reporting sent straight to your inbox, for free. You'll also get early notice on Tyee events, news, promotions, and special initiatives.