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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
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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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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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Study on Self-Care Behaviours of Individuals and their Families with Traumatic SCI

Reasearch participants are needed for a telephone interview of approximately 60 minutes on self-care behaviours. Individuals with traumatic SCI and their family members are asked to be involved. ... read more
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Tenor Tim McCallum is paralyzed — but still performing

A great article by Barbara Turnbull about singer, Tim McCallum. ... read more
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Exciting research study: Youth, SCI, and Employment

Participants Needed! Studies have shown that physical disabilities may affect different areas of life, including work. ... read more
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Wheelchair users can’t always roll onto the Rocket

The TTC is apologizing to riders with disabilities who are struggling to roll their wheelchairs onto the city’s new Toronto Rocket subway trains. ... read more
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NDP Gets Cash for Accessibility Work Not Done

TORONTO - When the Ontario NDP moved into its new Toronto headquarters in 2007, the four-storey structure with its wide stone stairway leading to the first floor was inaccessible to people with physical d ... read more
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Elections Ontario Update

On September 13th, under the umbrella of the Ontario Spinal Cord Solutions Alliance, a Call for Response was sent to the Ontario PC, Liberal and NDP parties. ... read more
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Scuba diving may benefit those with spinal cord injuries

By Jeannine Stein, Los Angeles Times / For the Booster Shots blog September 17, 2011, 3:00 p.m. ... read more
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Hey…Where’s My Bus? A Profile of Advocacy in Action

Nathan Hauch gives a first-hand description of how Ottawa community members took a transportation issue for a ride! Strength in numbers helped change happen!

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Scuba aids mind, body of paralyzed vets - Futurity: Research News

Scuba aids mind, body of paralyzed vetsFuturity: Research NewsVeteran John Supon, who works as a peer mentor helping new spinal cord injury patients, participates in a study of the impact of scuba diving ... read more