Paul Caune is a first generation Canadian who lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. After escaping from a nursing home, where he was abused by some of its staff, he helped found Civil Rights Now. Civil Rights Now is a non-for-profit society advocating for legislation to give Canadian voters with disabilities effective tools for protecting their civil rights. Paul is also the Executive Producer of a documentary film about how most Canadians with disabilities don’t have an effective way to enforce their civil rights called Hope Is Not A Plan. This film is scheduled to be released in the spring of 2013.