City of Winnipeg pilot project could lift time limit on handicapped parking – Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg pilot project could lift time limit on handicapped parking - Winnipeg

The City of Winnipeg is looking at a new plan that would make downtown parking for people with disabilities a little easier. The Winnipeg Parking Authority has recommended a pilot project that would allow people with valid handicap parking permits to stay in certain on-street paid parking spaces beyond time restrictions. The Executive Police Committee (EPC) […]

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Winnipeg model with a disability selected for cover of US mag Pin-Up Life – Winnipeg

Dottie St. Laurent.

For photographer Mark Bilash, a chance encounter in a local Facebook group led to a series of unexpectedly inspiring shoots. Bilash – whose Vintage and Vogue Photography specializes in vintage themes and styles, like 1950s pin-ups and the ‘old Hollywood’ look of the 1940s – told 680 CJOB a post from a model with a disability […]

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B.C. woman says trampoline park denied access to brother’s autism service dog

B.C. woman says trampoline park denied access to brother’s autism service dog

A Maple Ridge woman is speaking out after she claims a Langley adventure park refused access to her brother with autism’s service dog. Danica Dutt says because her 11-year-old brother Kai sometimes has outbursts and breakdowns, he needs to have his accredited service dog Rosie there to help calm him down. On Wednesday, she and […]

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Alberta non-profit hopes to keep kids with disabilities warm during winter months

Alberta non-profit hopes to keep kids with disabilities warm during winter months

An Edmonton man is hoping that some creativity from his parents will help kids living with disabilities spend more time outdoors. When Zachary Weeks was a child winters took a toll on him. The 30-year-old lives with cerebral palsy and has relied on a wheelchair since the age of four. Spending time outside playing with […]

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1 person dead, 3 in hospital after fire at Edmonton home for adults with disabilities – Edmonton

1 person dead, 3 in hospital after fire at Edmonton home for adults with disabilities - Edmonton

One person has died and three others are in hospital with serious or life-threatening injuries following a west Edmonton house fire early Monday morning. Video showed flames spewing out of the windows of the home on 90 Avenue and 166 Street shortly before 2 a.m. WATCH BELOW: Viewer video captured a serious house fire in west […]

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New Brunswick releases guidelines to help employers accommodate staff with addictions

New Brunswick releases guidelines to help employers accommodate staff with addictions

The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission has released new guidelines to help employers meet their legal obligations to accommodate staff struggling with addiction. The province says the new guidelines on cannabis, alcohol and drug addictions are based on both case law and New Brunswick’s Human Rights Act. READ MORE: A look at the addiction and mental […]

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