‘It’s a sad situation’: Developer creating shared housing for the physical disabled – Halifax

‘It’s a sad situation’: Developer creating shared housing for the physical disabled - Halifax

A development company in Halifax says fixing the housing problem young adults with physical disabilities are experiencing is “very simple,” and is prepared to show the province exactly what they mean. EcoGreen Homes has an office on Gottingen Street near Cornwallis Street, just a few steps from one of their already underway construction projects. They’re […]

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‘There’s never, ever a bad day at Powderhounds’: Adaptive snow sports school makes skiing accessible – Okanagan

‘There’s never, ever a bad day at Powderhounds’: Adaptive snow sports school makes skiing accessible - Okanagan

Snow sports are a huge part of local culture in the Okanagan. But what happens if you have a physical or cognitive challenge? At Powderhounds Adaptive Snow Sports, the goal is making snowboarding and skiing accessible to everyone, no matter the disability. “Powderhounds is a ski and snowboard program run by the non-profit People in […]

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Calgary photographers donate work to accessible housing building, ‘something to inspire us’ – Calgary

Calgary photographers donate work to accessible housing building, ‘something to inspire us’ - Calgary

As she straightens the large photo she’s hanging, Cathy Lockerby takes a moment to describe the beautiful moment she captured with her camera, a colourful collection of spring flowers. “It’s from the tulip garden called Tulip Town, in Washington state,” Lockerby said. READ MORE: Southern Alberta 12-year-old recognized internationally for wildlife photography Lockerby and other […]

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Peterborough to kick off accessible parking awareness campaign – Peterborough

Peterborough to kick off accessible parking awareness campaign - Peterborough

The City of Peterborough is launching an accessible parking awareness campaign as part of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities next week. Mayor Diane Therrien has proclaimed Dec. 3 as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities to promote awareness about disability issues and to draw attention to the benefits of an inclusive and […]

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Veteran with disability calls out MSNBC for blocking accessible parking spot when he tried to vote – National

Veteran with disability calls out MSNBC for blocking accessible parking spot when he tried to vote - National

A U.S. war veteran with a disability called out news outlet MSNBC for blocking an accessible parking spot outside of a polling station in Houston, Texas, to do a live report. Air Force vet James Berrie arrived at an early polling station on Tuesday to find a reporter and camera crew using the accessible parking […]

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