Vaudreuil residents struggle with lack of accessibility during the winter – Montreal

Vaudreuil residents struggle with lack of accessibility during the winter - Montreal

Piero Gervasi, who is paralyzed from the waist down and uses a wheelchair, recently moved into a condo in Vaudreuil for more accessibility. The interior of the condo has an open concept, with elevators and an exterior ramp, but Gervasi has been dealing with parking issues since he moved there in May. The issues started […]

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

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

A corridor built in 1966 that grants access to Montreal’s Place des Arts will be more accessible thanks to a $ 4.2 million grant from the Quebec government. The corridor, which will be the subject of major works, connects the complex to Place des Arts metro station. A staircase will first be demolished, then a […]

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Montrealers with reduced mobility calling for better snow, ice removal on city sidewalks – Montreal

Montrealers with reduced mobility calling for better snow, ice removal on city sidewalks - Montreal

This winter has been downright dangerous for Montrealers with reduced mobility. For many, navigating the city’s slippery streets and sidewalks has been nothing short of a nightmare. Now, disability rights advocates are calling on the city to take more action to tackle the ice on its slippery sidewalks. “We don’t go out,” said Laurent Morissette […]

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Quebec planning to implement early screening for learning disabilities in children – Montreal

Quebec planning to implement early screening for learning disabilities in children - Montreal

The Quebec government is planning to implement early screening for learning disabilities in children aged five and under. The move was one of the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ)’s campaign promises — and the reason Quebec’s junior health minister took the leap into politics in the first place. The announcement comes at the same time pediatricians across the […]

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‘I had become a burden’: Laval woman accused of killing her children testifies in court – Montreal

‘I had become a burden’: Laval woman accused of killing her children testifies in court - Montreal

A Quebec woman on trial for murder in the deaths of her two young daughters testified Tuesday that her children were the sole source of joy in her life. Adele Sorella took the stand in her defence, recounting to the jury how her life took a turn following surgery to remove a brain tumour, which […]

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‘Anyone can dance’: Ill-Abilities breakdance crew teams up with Les Grands Ballets – Montreal

‘Anyone can dance’: Ill-Abilities breakdance crew teams up with Les Grands Ballets - Montreal

Luca ‘Lazylegz’ Patuelli’s crutches become an extension of his arms as he swings in mid-air, effortlessly performing breakdance moves that most can only do on the floor. Next to him Jung Soo Lee, who was once told he’d never walk again, spins into a pose, working to match each movement to the beat. READ MORE: […]

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DDO residents call on city to lift tempo ban – Montreal

DDO residents call on city to lift tempo ban - Montreal

Dollard-des-Ormeaux resident Charlotte Gibson wants the city to lift its ban on temporary car shelters. She wants seniors, those with a disability and people suffering from a serious illness to be exempt from the city’s tempo restriction. Gibson lives with a disability, and although she has a company come and remove snow from her driveway, […]

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