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Getting Around the Holiday Hoopla

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  Santa Claus has come to town and the countdown to December 25th has begun.  There’s the shopping, baking, decorating, and the travel plans too.  Getting things done can seem overwhelming: big crowds, short fuses, and long to-do-lists.  Where is the comfort and joy in the Christmas rush?  […]

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Moving Forward After a Loss

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What happens after losing a loved one, the person at the centre of our life?  We mourn, we reflect, and somehow we move on, propped up by the support of others and an inner strength we never knew we had. For John and Wendy Hillier, their daughter-in-law Corinne Foucault was more than the centre of […]

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Now Playing: Disability

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It’s red carpet season!  Time for television and film studios to roll out their new product line.  Have you noticed a theme in the 2017 fall launch?  Disability has a starring role in several movies that premiered recently at the Toronto International Film Festival: “Stronger”, “Breathe” and “The Upside”, to name a few.  On the […]

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Summer Staycation

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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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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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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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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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