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Young man using a wheelchair and a young man with a guide dog in a bakery.
For the second year, the Rick Hansen Foundation worked with the Angus Reid Institute to get a picture of how Canadians feel about important disability issues like social barriers for people with disabilities (including in the workplace) and accessibility within the built environment. Read on to see what we... Read more>
These days, you often hear the word ‘ableism’ talked about online, but the Oxford English Dictionary actually traces the word’s first use back to 1981 and defines it as “discrimination in favour of able-bodied” people. Let's talk about ableism today. Read more>
We’re happy to announce our first Access4All Barrier Buster grant recipient – Vincent Massey Collegiate in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Find out more about Vincent Massey and how its making the school accessible and inclusive for all its students. Read more>
RHF Ambassador Lorin MacDonald is a force of nature. By combining her law education with perseverance and unlimited optimism, she’s making Canada more accessible for people with disabilities.  Read more>
We're launching the Accessible Cities Award! A national award designed to recognize and celebrate municipalities – and the planners, developers, architects and builders they work with – for creating accessible places for people with mobility, vision and hearing challenges. Learn more... Read more>
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