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Embracing Winter

Winter: do you love it or loathe it?  Snowy days and frosty nights make us want to curl up and stay inside.  The weather can put a strain on our physical and mental well-being.  A lot of us get the January Blues: low energy, restlessness, and grumpy or sad moods.  To beat the winter blahs […]

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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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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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Wheelchair Etiquette – Eye-Opening Guidelines

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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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What Does ”Wheelchair Accessible” Really mean?

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    When a place, particularly a business, claims to be wheelchair accessible, a lot of times it really isn’t – it is only accessible to the minimal required standards. So many places I have gone to that say they are fully accessible have merely an automatic door opening button, and a support bar next […]

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CANADIAN TIRE Adds Canadian Paralymic To Jump Start

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Canadian Tire Includes the Canadian Paralympic Committee in its Partnership Agreement   Canadian Tire has for many years played a major role in sports fundraising, particularly with their charity program, “Jump Start|”, that helps under privileged children acquire the necessary equipment that their families cannot afford, as well as assistance with the travel costs and fees […]

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