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Team Canada Sledge Hockey wins Gold!

Team Canada has brought home the Gold metal for Sledge hockey four times since 2007. This time they beat U.S.A. 4-1.  Link here for the full story ... read more
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Hazardous gap between floor and new TTC subways

Some people in the city of Toronto are becoming concerned for the saftey of individuals who use the "Red Rocket". ... read more
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Aging with Disability Survey

Most of us don’t like to think about getting older, but it’s a fact of life and unfortunately, it is one from which we cannot escape. ... read more
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Ottawa Neurosurgeon - Woman of Influence

Dr. Eve Tsai has been recognized by Women of Influence Magazine as one of the top 25 women of influence this year. ... read more
SCI Ontario News

CPA Ontario Staff Member, Angela Clair, Award Finalist

Congratulations to our very own Angela Clair, Regional Services Coordinator - Ottawa Region, for being a finalist for the Celebration of People Awards. ... read more
SCI Ontario News

Submission to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology

On November 24, 2011 a submission was made to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology asserting the particular importance of improved health care for people with disabiliti ... read more
SCI Ontario News

Come Celebrate Inclusiveness Together!

Bring your stories of celebration that highlight the importance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and celebrate the rights, independence and achievement of people with disabilities bot ... read more
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The Sweetest Side of Couture

Jeanne Beker has written a fabulous article about fashion as it pertains to people who use wheelchairs. ... read more
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Alberta Professor Wins Top National Award for Spinal Cord Research

Congratulations to Dr. Simon Gosgnach from the University of Alberta! Gosgnach is the 2011 Barbara Turnbull Award recipient for his spinal cord research. ... read more
SCI Ontario News

Christmas Cabaret

We can't say enough good things about the Aerial Dance Cirque Company (A2D2)! ... read more
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SCI Get Fit Toolkit

On November 11th, 2011 SCI Action Canada released The SCI Get Fit Toolkit. ... read more
SCI Ontario News

CPA Ontario's Annual Report Wins Again

We are happy to announce that, for the second year in a row, CPA Ontario has won the Voluntary Sector Reporting Award for our annual report. ... read more
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New TTC Subway Not On The Level

Have you had difficulties with the new TTC's Red Rocket? Turns out the the trains aren't always level with the platform, causing an uneven gap for people trying to get on. ... read more
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Interdependence 2012 Global Conference and Exposition

Over 2,500 global leaders and influencers will gather to showcase ground-breaking innovations, share insights and identify solutions to some of the critical challenges being faced in the fields of accessi ... read more
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Property hunters with disabilities facing access crisis

A great article by Robyn Doolittle about difficulties people face when looking for an accessible home. ... read more
SCI Ontario News

Engaging Queens Park - Thanks for Your Help!

The Ontario SCI Solutions Alliance and CPA Ontario would like to thank all of those who engaged candidates, wrote letters to the editor and fostered awareness around the core issues of access to community ... read more
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Spinal cord breakthrough with acne drug - Calgary Sun

University of Calgary researchers working on a spinal cord injury treatment are getting some help from the Man in Motion. ... read more
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Are You Experiencing Chronic Pain from Spinal Cord Injury?

  Researchers want to hear your opinions and experiences on the current state of knowledge for neuropathic pain and neuropathic pain management strategy for Canada ... read more
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General SCI-U Information-Research Study

The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness of a new approach to online patient education in spinal cord injury (SCI), called Spinal Cord Injury University (SCI-U).

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SCI Ontario News

Check Out Wheelchair Relay Challenges Video Footage

Thousands of people participated in the Wheelchair Relay Challenges across the province. See some great footage of race days and promotional videos.

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