Invictus Games Toronto 2017

August 1, 2017

Countdown until the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 is on! Just thought you might like to get a head start to map out your calendars on when you plan to attend. Please note that: ·  Opening and Closing ceremonies will be held at the Air Canada Centre ·  Archery will be held at Fort York ·  Golf…

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Praying with Lior

Lior Leibling – PRAYING WITH LIOR is a family story, a triumph story, a grief story, a divinely-inspired story.

July 26, 2017

The documentary film “Praying with Lior” poses difficult questions, such as what is “disability” and who really talks to God? Told with intimacy and humour, “Praying with Lior” is a family story, a triumph story, a grief story, a divinely-inspired story. Read more:

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TIFF creates five-year plan to support female talent

July 13, 2017

By raising $3 million in the coming years, the organization aims to create new programs for female creators and producers. Read more:

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Audio Described Play at the Fringe Festival with Touch Tour July 11 and 13

July 9, 2017

SEASONS, an inter-arts collaboration, weaves the external and internal cycles we confront in our lives, flavoured with humour, loss and new beginnings. The L’Arche Toronto Sol Express ensemble, together with four local artists and a musician, create a landscape of seasons over time. The play will be presented at the Al Green Theatre at the Miles…

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Dance Able – July 4th

June 21, 2017
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Connecting More People with Disabilities to Job Opportunities

June 7, 2017

  Province Releases Employment Strategy for People with Disabilities. Ontario is taking action to break down employment barriers for people with disabilities by launching a new strategy to connect more people with disabilities to rewarding jobs and more employers to new talent to help grow their businesses. Tracy MacCharles, Minister Responsible for Accessibility, along with…

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Canada’s new accessibility laws should focus on employment, inclusive buildings, transport

June 5, 2017

Public consultations on Canada’s first national law for disabled people have identified high unemployment rates, inaccessible buildings and barriers in transportation as some of the key issues that need to be addressed. The priorities were laid out in a report, released by the federal government Monday, summarizing eight months of consultations held with Canadians from…

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Toronto Accessibility Plan Update – Public Consultation Opportunities

June 5, 2017

The City of Toronto is updating its Multi-year Accessibility Plan and wants input from the public. The City would like to understand the source of barriers faced by people with disabilities, and what we could do differently to reduce the impact of that barrier. All feedback, from people with disabilities, disability advocates and the general public, is…

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Andre The Anti-Giant Ottawa & US Screenings

June 2, 2017

We’re excited to share an update on the festival screenings. OttawaindieFest – Ottawa  (Eastern Canada Premiere) Saturday June 3 – 8 pm La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins 333 King Edward Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 7M5 *** SF Doc Fest (US Premiere) Friday June 6 – 9:00 pm Roxie Theater: 3125 16th St, San…

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VR Accessible to Physically Disabled with Custom Locomotion Driver

Developer Makes VR Accessible to Physically Disabled with Custom Locomotion Driver

May 22, 2017

WalkinVR is an upcoming driver for SteamVR designed to assist physical movement in a VR by moving or even resizing the virtual space relative to the user. It is currently in beta testing, with an initial release due at the end of May. Artificial locomotion techniques, such as the widely-adopted teleport, or the traditional ‘left…

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