Saint John family hopes to raise funds for accessible van – New Brunswick | Globalnews.ca

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One Saint John family is hoping to raise enough money to buy an accessible van. Matthew and Mary Webb’s oldest daughter Gemma has cerebral palsy and is non-verbal. The two have to take Gemma to the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, about a four-hour drive, every six weeks for the next two to three […]

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Accessibility News July 24,2021 Update

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Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/acnewsca AbleDocs is proud to support Accessibility News! With AbleDocs’ Document Accessibility Services, we are able to provide full content accessibility solutions that are unmatched by any other provider in the marketplace. We are the only organization that guarantees the compliance of every document we produce, and we back that […]

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Montreal Advocates Call for Better Accessibility

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Pontini pointed out that the problem of accessibility for people with reduced mobility in the city is nothing new and that for years they’ve been demanding improved access. According to her, more businesses and building owners could easily make the accommodations more effective by consulting experts – the people who need to services. Read more […]

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Accessibility News July 17,2021 Update

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Montreal advocates call for better accessibility – Montreal | Globalnews.ca

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Marie Pontini is a competitive bodybuilder who likes to keep active. But she’s frustrated that she cannot always get to where she wants to. There isn’t always access for her wheelchair, which she uses because she has multiple sclerosis. “New buildings, they have to be accessible,” she told Global News, “but there’s no guidelines […]

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Montreal Man Hits Brick Wall in Fight for Accessibility

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By Phil Carpenter , Global NewsPosted July 15, 2021 A Montreal man living with multiple sclerosis has been denied a permit to build a wheelchair lift in front of his apartment. Claude Varin can’t leave his second floor apartment as often as he’d like. There are 18 steps to get to his front door from […]

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Eye-catching new tourist attraction opens on Vancouver Island | Globalnews.ca

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There were oohs and aahs, along with plenty of delighted squeals and shrieks Thursday, as what’s being billed as a premier new tourist attraction opened on Vancouver Island. The new Malahat Skywalk, located about half an hour north of Victoria, features a 600-metre elevated walkway through the treetops to a spiral tower 250 metres […]

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Montreal man hits brick wall in fight for accessibility – Montreal | Globalnews.ca

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A Montreal man living with multiple sclerosis has been denied a permit to build a wheelchair lift in front of his apartment. Claude Varin can’t leave his second floor apartment as often as he’d like.  There are 18 steps to get to his front door from the street. He’s in a wheelchair, so back […]

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Return to the Workplace Highlights Accessibility Concerns for Disabled Employees

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Marcie Roth, executive director and chief executive officer of the World Institute on Disability, hopes the accommodations that have been made for all workers during the pandemic continue as the world goes back to normal. Read more athttps://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/return-to-the-workplace-highlights-accessibility-concerns-for-disabled-employees/ Related

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