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Summer Staycation

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August by

What are your vacation plans?  According to an article by MoneySense, more than half of Canadians are planning to stay home on their vacation this summer.  With so many Canada 150 events happening right now, it’s a great time to be a tourist at home and rediscover the natural beauty, history, arts and culture in […]

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Accessing Happiness and the Great Outdoors

Is the rain dampening your spirits?  Weather can affect our mood, but did you know that our exposure to nature is connected to happiness?  So maybe it’s not the rain but being cooped up inside that makes us feel blue.  In her latest book, “The Nature Fix”, Florence Williams talks about the science behind nature’s […]

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Happy Canada 150

Canada’s biggest birthday party is just a couple of weeks away.  Celebrations are planned across the nation from backyard barbecues to Parliament Hill.  How are you going to mark this special occasion? Are you planning to visit Ottawa and attend the show at Parliament Hill?  The capital always puts on a great big birthday bash […]

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Doors Open… and Accessible

Spring is here and it’s time to get out and see the sites!  Doors Open 2017 is taking place in select communities in Ontario in May and June.  The annual event celebrates historic, cultural and architecturally significant sites throughout the province.  It’s free and best of all, many buildings are wheelchair accessible.  Check out these upcoming […]

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Answering the Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions About Wheelchair In Motion

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December by
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Have you ever wondered how Wheelchair in Motion can help you or your loved ones move easily from place to place? What are accessible transportation services and how do you rent an accessible vehicle? Will a van rental have everything someone with mobility challenges requires to have a safe and successful trip? Wheelchair In Motion […]

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What Makes Wheelchair In Motion The Best Choice When You Need To Rent An Accessible Van?

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November by
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Wheelchair In Motion wants to provide the best customer service that meets the needs of those individuals and families where mobility is physically challenging. With over 20 years of industry experience, our founder, John Hillier has first-hand knowledge about the obstacles of transporting physically challenged family and friends across Southern Ontario.

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Inspirational Stories from Wheelchair Athletes

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October by

When we hear about awe-inspiring sporting achievements, our minds immediately conjure up images of able-bodied athletes with superhuman physical abilities. But think again. Today wheelchair athletes accomplish some of the most daring athletic feats. These amazing individuals prove that physical limitations for wheelchair users exist only in the mind. In today’s world mobility challenges should […]

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Wheelchair Etiquette – Eye-Opening Guidelines

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September by
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Wheelchair users are no different from anyone else in society and should be treated and talked to with dignity and respect. Although not intentional, others may accidentally offend or embarrass persons in wheelchairs without realizing it.

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Evolution of the Wheelchair

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August by
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What Evolutionary Events Caused Changes in Wheelchair Design? In today’s world, accessible transportation services for people with wheelchairs would not be possible without some key moments in history. These ground breaking shifts in technology and mindset helped fuel a disabled man’s imagination and determination to provide a better quality of life for people with physical […]

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Easy Travel Tips for Persons with Disabilities

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July by
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Quality of life is important for persons with disabilities and their care providers. Travel can be made easier with accessible rentals for travel. Choosing to rent wheelchair accessible vans can be one important area to help create a memorable outing or travel experience in Ontario. Caring for Someone in a Wheelchair Caring for those who […]

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