Peter Park's Time Tree Rings 1905 Close Modal× 1905 Oxford Regional Centre in Woodstock opens as Epileptic Hospital. 1919 Close Modal× 1919 Epileptic Hospital renamed Ontario Hospital School, Woodstock. 1961 Close Modal× 1961 Peter Park enters Ontario Hospital School, Woodstock. 1968 Close Modal× 1968 Ontario Hospital School, Woodstock changes name to Oxford Mental Health Centre. 1978 Close Modal× 1978 Peter Park is finally allowed to leave Oxford Regional Centre after surviving there for 18 years. 1978 Close Modal× 1978 First People First meeting in Brantford. 1986 Close Modal× 1986 Eve Case - The Supreme Court says no to forced sterilization. 1997 Close Modal× 1997 Oxford Regional Centre in Woodstock is closed. 2011 Close Modal× 2011 Peter Park becomes a founding member of Respecting Rights, a project of ARCH Disability Law Centre. Respecting Rights is led by people labelled with intellectual disabilities. 2013 Close Modal× 2013 Huronia Class Action includes Oxford Regional Centre in settlement. 2015 Close Modal× 2015 Carter v Canada The Supreme Court of Canada finds that sections of the Criminal Code of Canada violated the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms “to the extent that they prohibit physician-assisted death for a competent adult person who (1) clearly consents to the termination of life and (2) has a grievous and irremediable medical condition (including an illness, disease or disability) that causes enduring suffering that is intolerable to the individual in the circumstances of his or her condition.”1 1. Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5,  1 S.C.R. 331 at para 147. Online at: (Source). Citation and text provided by ARCH Disability Law Centre. 2016 Close Modal× 2016 Bill C-14 Parliament adopts changes to Canada’s Criminal Code, which received Royal Assent on June 17, 2016, allowing for medical assisted death in circumstances where people with serious illnesses or disabilities were approaching death.1 1. Bill C-14: An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying) online: (Source). Citation and text provided ARCH Disability Law Centre. 2019 Close Modal× 2019 Truchon c. Procureur général du Canada Québec Superior Court finds that important safeguards in the medical assistance in dying law violate the Charter.1 The Government of Canada does not appeal, but rather expands eligibility for medically assisted death. 1. Truchon c. Procureur général du Canada, online: (Source). Citation and text provided ARCH Disability Law Centre. 2019 Close Modal× 2019 Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario. The exhibition is guided by the wisdom of project Elder and co-creator Mona Stonfish and co-creator Peter Park. 2021 Close Modal× 2021 Bill C-7 – makes disability enough to receive medically-assisted death Bill C-7: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying), received royal assent on March 17, 2021: (Source). 2023 Close Modal× 2023 Bill C-7 expanded MAiD to persons with disabilities who are not near the end of their natural life, and in 2023 it will be expanded to those whose underlying condition is a mental health disability. 2023+ Close Modal× 2023+ Imagine a future other than the one given.