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It's a wrap on the Rio2016 Paralympics! After 12 days of watching elite para-athletes compete on a global stage, here are our five favourite things about Rio2016. Read more>
The Rick Hansen Foundation’s Quality of Life Grant Program helps break down physical barriers to accessibility and provides greater independence and increased self-esteem for thousands of Canadians living with a disability. Find out how it changed Trez's life. Read more>
Darryl Tait has always been an athlete and extreme sports enthusiast. Fresh out of high school, he was pursuing a career in freestyle snowmobiling until one day when his snowmobile fell on top of him, crushing his spinal cord. Find out how Darryl moved on and is living life to its fullest... Read more>
Each year, the Rick Hansen Difference Maker of the Year award recognizes a Canadian student who has followed in Rick’s footsteps by overcoming adversity to make an outstanding contribution to his or her community. Hayden Kalelest of Williams Lake, B.C. is our 2016 Difference Maker!
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When someone has a physical disability, there are supports in our healthcare system. But when a partner becomes a caregiver, there are fewer resources available. Here are some self-care tips for partner caregivers. Read more>
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