Hamilton’s elected leadership has voted to permanently allow temporary patios throughout the city, although it appears disability justice advocates were not fully consulted prior to the vote.
In this June’s provincial election, we are calling on all political parties to ban e-scooters from all municipalities in Ontario, so that people with disabilities don’t have to fight these battles in one municipality after the next.
John Sluggett, service officer at the Victory Legion Branch #317 in London, Ont., says there are many veterans who are in urgent need of financial support.
In regards to accessibility options, under the current cart system, residents are allowed to leave carts at or near the curb if they are too cumbersome to move, as well as having the option to swap out the default carts for smaller sizes.
‘Being able to listen to the meetings from home is so convenient,’ says local parent
Disability issues like accessibility, equal service, and employment rights are important to disabled people. But are they really important to anyone else?
Blue Heart Hero is inviting engineers, designers, and anyone who thinks outside the box to create designs for a 3D-printable assistive device that can make kitchens more accessible. Designs could include, for example, a product that helps those who are visually impaired cut vegetables, a refrigerator door attachment that helps individuals with lower dexterity, or a solution that assists individuals in underprivileged countries.
The clinical scientist has volunteered at the Olympics since 1984, she’s a marathoner and she’s climbed Mount Kilimanjaro.
“She’s full of life,” her husband, Richard Smith, said.