Six families with disabilities move into affordable housing units in Saskatoon – Saskatoon

Six families with disabilities move into affordable housing units in Saskatoon - Saskatoon

Posted February 28, 2020 7:30 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Six families in Saskatoon have a new place to call home. Three accessible semi-detached houses located throughout the city were designed and built specifically for people with disabilities and mobility issues. […]

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Toronto man with cerebral palsy preparing to fight in boxing ring – Toronto

Quebec invests $4.2M toward better accessibility at Place des Arts metro - Montreal

It’s taken Zeus Sequeira a lot of determination and patience to get to this point. At the age of 31, Sequeira is no stranger to fighting hard, it’s become a way of life for him since the day he was born. “I think around three years old my parents noticed that I wasn’t sitting up […]

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New Saskatchewan bus service making travel easier for people with disabilities

New Saskatchewan bus service making travel easier for people with disabilities

A new bus service is trying to fill the void left after the province lost Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC) in 2017 and Greyhound stopped service in Western Canada in October 2018. Affordable Rides launched about two weeks ago, providing Saskatchewan residents with a bit of optimism — especially those with disabilities. The new transportation company […]

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‘It’s basically a warehouse for the dying’: Nova Scotians call for overhaul of long-term care homes – Halifax

Disability advocate Joanne Larade speaking at a panel discussion in Halifax.

A panel of disability advocates spoke to a crowd of more than 100 people on Thursday night, outlining their concerns over the lack of options related to dedicated housing for people with physical disabilities. They’re calling on the government to step up and provide funding that would ensure that the living situations of people with […]

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Calgarians mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities – Calgary

Calgarians mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities - Calgary

People in Calgary marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) at Central Library on Monday. The IDPD event highlighted the achievements of people with disabilities in the city and included opportunities to learn about programs, resources and services in the disabled community. “The goal of IDPD is to bring awareness to disability and continue […]

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