Tactile Model Makes a Stadium Accessible to Persons with Visual Impairment  

Posted on April 19th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Americas, April 19 2019 The Tower and the 1976 Olympic Games Olympic Stadium, a symbol of the city of Montreal in Québec, Canada, can now be explored with the fingertips. They have been reproduced as a tactile model for people with visual disabilities, thanks to a collaboration between the Olympic Park, Kéroul and Tactile Studio. […]

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Proposed Canadian travel regulations for people with disabilities don’t go far enough, critics say – BC

Posted on March 11th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

For people living with disabilities, travelling can be a challenge. The Canadian Transportation Agency and federal accessibility minister announced new proposed regulations that promise to be a game-changer for travellers with disabilities. The proposed regulations would affect communication, training, accessibility and service on large airlines, rail, ferries, buses and terminals. For example, terminals would be […]

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Accessibility in the digital age: Okanagan parent voices concern

Posted on February 25th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

When School District 23 recently introduced a new app for parents to report their child’s absence from class, not everybody was able to fully use it. Derek Wilson is blind. The app the school district chose is inaccessible, he said. “I think that the school district, if they’re going to use public funds to provide […]

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Developer forced to backfill Capital Pointe site after losing appeal – Regina

Posted on February 5th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

The City of Regina has won its appeal against the developer of Capital Pointe. Westgate Properties has been ordered to backfill the hole on Albert Street and Victoria Avenue. READ MORE: Court rejects Regina’s appeal on Capital Pointe project According to the 14-page decision by the Saskatchewan Building and Accessibility Standards Appeal Board, the hole […]

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Calgary Building Receives $72,000 Toward Accessibility Renovations  

Posted on January 29th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Americas, Built Environment, January 29 2019 Picture credit: (ET Monroy – 660 NEWS CALGARY, Alberta: Seventy-two thousand dollars will go a long way in renovating a local community space. Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, Honourable Carla Qualtrough, said the Evergreen Community SPACES building in Calgary is receiving this money through the Enabling Accessibility Fund. “The idea […]

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Remapping accessibility around the world

Posted on November 18th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Maayan Ziv was born with muscular dystrophy and has used a wheelchair since she was a child. She’s had to come up with creative solutions to get around on the busy streets of Toronto. That led to developing an app that’s remapping accessibility around the world. Robin Gill reports. Source link

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Regina board game cafe catches “ghost” on security camera

Posted on October 11th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

According to Carol Carman and Stephanie Smith the most convincing piece of evidence that Boards N Beans was haunted was when they finally caught a ghost on camera. Source link

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Alberta man baffled after 7 bears caught on camera on his deck

Posted on September 28th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

An Alberta family woke up to quite the mess on their deck earlier this week and couldn’t help but wonder what the heck happened. David Meier received a call from his aunt on Wednesday morning. Meier owns the home his aunt and uncle live in and has security cameras set up around the Bonanza, Alta. […]

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Tyendinaga cannabis store owners use attempted robbery as inspiration to create music – Kingston

Posted on September 12th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

A Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory cannabis shop was seemingly targeted by thieves and the alleged attempted robbery was caught on security camera. READ MORE: Tyendinaga cannabis dispensary targeted by robbers The video from the Sept. 6 incident has been shared on YouTube and viewed more than 160,000 times. Three men in hoodies burst into the Recreational […]

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Toronto police seek man in sexual assault of unconscious woman outside subway – Toronto

Posted on September 12th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Toronto police have released a photo of a man wanted in their investigation of the sexual assault of an unconscious woman near a Scarborough subway station. Police say it happened at about 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 1 outside Kennedy Station. The victim, a 40-year-old woman, was unconscious lying on the ground when a man approached […]

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