Accessibility App Receives Cash Injection To Help More Canadians With Disabilities Accessnow Will Receive $2.7M From The Federal Government

3 smart phones stand next to each other, each with a different screen shot of the AccessNow app displayed on their screen.

An accessibility application that aims to break down barriers facing Canadians with disabilities has received a major boost in funding from Ottawa. AccessNow, an online platform that uses crowd-sourced information to show how mobility-friendly buildings and public transit are, will receive $2.7 million in investment from the federal government. Carla… Read more“Accessibility App Receives Cash Injection To Help More Canadians With Disabilities Accessnow Will Receive $2.7M From The Federal Government”

Rallies And Events Held Around Ontario To Protest Legal Aid Cuts Lives Are In The Balance, Says Director Of Parkdale Community Legal Services

Image. The Parkdale Community Legal Services march on the morning of July 30th 2019. Events are being held province-wide in protest of the April 2019 budget's cut to Legal Aid Ontario.

Legal clinics around Ontario are holding co-ordinated events on Tuesday to protest provincial cuts to Legal Aid Ontario. In April, the Progressive Conservative government slashed nearly 30 per cent of the organization’s budget and said that it could no longer use provincial funds for refugee and immigration cases. To draw… Read more“Rallies And Events Held Around Ontario To Protest Legal Aid Cuts Lives Are In The Balance, Says Director Of Parkdale Community Legal Services”