Many of us don’t realize that people with disabilities still face a huge number of accessibility barriers on a daily basis. You may not think twice about grabbing a coffee or going to the office. But did you know that the most significant barriers that people with any kind of mobility issue face are those in... Read more>
In your day-to-day interactions, you may connect or work with, someone who is deaf or hard-of-hearing. Here are a few basic tips for effective communication.  Read more>
Joanne Elves, Features Writer for the Globe and Mail’s Drive Section, was invited to participate in the 2015 Mazda Adventure Rally, a top secret, three-day, 1,200-kilometre-long charity challenge hosted by Mazda Canada, and won a $1,000 donation for the Rick Hansen Foundation! Read more>
Did you know that September is Disability Employment Month in British Columbia? In B.C., approximately 334,000 people aged 15 to 64 self-identify as having a disability, and only 55 per cent of this group are employed (compared to 78 per cent of the general population). This blog discusses what... Read more>
Eleven years after a spinal cord injury, Heather Bakken was determined to compete in the 1,000 Islands Olympic Triathlon. Read more>