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The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Currently, there are no AODA standards that require houses and apartments to be accessible. Most housing developers do not think about the needs of people with disabilities when they build living spaces. Instead, they assume that everyone living in the spaces they design can use features like stairs and narrow doorways. As a result, there […]

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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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‘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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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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Calgary photographers donate work to housing building for people with disabilities: ‘Something to inspire us’

Calgary photographers donate work to housing building for people with disabilities: ‘Something to inspire us’

Tue, Feb 26: Some creative Calgarians are putting their talents to work to brighten up the world for others. As Gil Tucker shows us, they’re helping to make a building’s bare walls come alive with colour. Source link

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Closing arguments heard at N.S. inquiry as people with disabilities allege housing discrimination

Closing arguments heard at N.S. inquiry as people with disabilities allege housing discrimination

A lengthy inquiry which is considering whether the Nova Scotia government violated human rights by housing people with disabilities in a hospital for over a decade is hearing closing arguments Tuesday. Beth MacLean and Joseph Delaney have testified the Department of Community Services violated the province’s Human Rights Act by forcing them to remain at […]

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