CTV Northern Ontario’s Brittany Bortolon talks with a North Bay woman who is frustrated with the inaccessibility of bus stops and sidewalks. Brittany Bortolon, Videojournalist, North Bay
Published Friday, January 25, 2019
A woman in North Bay is sharing her frustration about problems she’s facing with accessible sidewalks and bus stops with the city.
Snow Causing Accessibility Issues in North Bay. Read full article.
By Aaron Streck Videographer Global News
Pickering has approved the world’s first fully-accessible condo, planned for a parcel of land north of Highway 401 on Pickering Parkway.
It’s a development that officials say will fill a need in both the community and the region.
World’s First Fully-Accessible Condominium to Be Built in Pickering. Read full article.
Refurbishment projects an ideal time to consider accessibility improvements Thursday, October 11, 2018
By Jose De Oliveira
In condominium corporations, accessibility is too often and wrongly associated with unexpected and significant costs and veiled threats of legal action against unresponsive boards and property managers. It may be more helpful to think of through the lens of inclusivity, which is warmer and more inviting and simply means not excluding anyone.
Creating More Inclusive Condo Communities. Read full article.
By Mark Giunta
Videographer, Backup News & Sports Anchor Global News
The Peterborough Curling Club is now fully accessible thanks to replacement doors at its entrance.
The new interior and exterior doors are automated allowing those with mobility issues easier access to the club.
There are at least five wheelchair curlers who frequent the club, including Carl Bax and Alec Denys.
Accessibility Upgrades Completed at Peterborough Curling Club. Read full article.
Toronto – CBC News
As she navigates Toronto’s sidewalks, Yin Brown finds herself dodging a dizzying array of obstacles.
“I smash into patio fences, trip over cafe chairs, get stuck in bicycle racks, walk into trees and even knock down seniors,” said the president of Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians.
Given those challenges, she said too many people like her have simply given up walking in the city.
Toronto Needs Wider, Unobstructed Sidewalks, Disability and Pedestrian Advocates Say. Read full article.