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A portrait of Praveen Khetarpal is displayed between two of her paintings. The painting on the left is a small house in the prairies. The painting on the right shows a woman dancing in water.

Celebrating World Multiple Sclerosis Day with Artists That Paint the World With Colors of Joy

As we commemorate World Multiple Sclerosis Day, we honour the strength, resilience, and creativity of individuals who navigate life with Multiple Sclerosis. Let’s celebrate not only their courage but also their remarkable contributions to the world of art.

Five hands each hold a puzzle piece and form a circle, almost connecting. A gold light shines over them.

Making the Disability Inclusion Connections in Your Business and Community: Five Practical, Powerful Strategies for Action

Five powerful and practical strategies for making the disability inclusion connections in your business and in the community your business serves.  

Grace Fisher.

Paralyzed by a rare virus as a teen, Grace Fisher from Santa Barbara is now inspiring others through music

Imagine being at your 17th birthday party and being suddenly struck by a rare virus, which left you paralyzed within hours – that’s what happened to Grace Fisher from Santa Barbara, who is now the subject of an inspiring documentary.

Linda Campbell and Micheal Smith.

Deaf researchers are advancing the field of science — but barriers still hold many back

In a scrubby patch of forest near Halifax, Saint Mary’s University professor Linda Campbell and her master’s student, Michael Smith, squelch through mud, looking for lichens. The lichens they’re after can be used as natural biological monitors of pollutants from former gold-mining sites, like this one. 

All-terrain wheelchair.

Top tips on maintaining your all-terrain wheelchair in winter

Muddy winter walks over rough and frozen ground can wreak havoc on your all-terrain wheelchair. Proper wheelchair maintenance is key to ensuring the mobility, performance and safety of your equipment.

The disability community benefits from having a Pride Month. Disability pride flag pictured. ILLUSTRATION: Ann Magil / Flickr

Disability Pride Month needs to happen in Canada

July is the month that we should celebrate us and also serve as a reminder that our history and joy deserve more than awareness.

Picture of a doctor listening to a stethoscope.

Taking Your Health Care To The Next Level With Telemedicine

Services like HealthLine only offer advice, and often require patients to seek in-person care. Telemedicine is different, directly connecting patients and licensed health care providers online. Telemedicine — also known as eHealth, telehealth, or virtual medicine — aims to cut down on in-person visits, making medical care more efficient for both patients and healthcare providers.

Book cover from the book named "Emmanuel's Dream" written by Laurie Ann Thompson and Sean Qualls.

Children’s Books That Feature Characters With Disabilities

These kids’ books feature main and secondary characters with disabilities that may or may not be central to the plot.

Closeup picture of an eyeball looking foward.

How To Teach Kids To Stop Staring At People Who Look Different Than Them

Parents have a responsibility to teach young children some basic etiquette. Here’s how.

Picture of a little boy with downs syndrome.

Down Syndrome Photo Series ‘More To Me’ Shatters Myths

A Canadian project shines light on the range of emotions those with the syndrome experience.