Disability

FILE - In this June 21, 2021, file photo, Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto listens to International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parson, on a screen, during a five-party online meeting at Harumi Island Triton Square Tower Y in Tokyo. The opening next week of the Paralympic Games in Tokyo is being used as a stage to launch a human rights movement aimed at the world’s 1.2 billion people with disabilities.(Rodrigo Reyes Marin/Pool Photo via AP, File)

‘WeThe15’ stresses rights of 1.2 billion with disabilities

‘WeThe15’ stresses rights of 1.2 billion with disabilities

 

Until recently MicKaylehea Kien, of Red Deer, said she has been able to use her electric scooter at the local Tim Horton’s drive-thru. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Red Deer woman on mobility scooter denied service at drive-thru

Ordering inside a safer alternative, says Tim Hortons

 

Nate Collier, 8, of Red Deer, is a partial left hand amputee and is eligible for financial assistance for artificial limbs and adaptive devices, as well as peer support, through The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program. (Photo contributed)
Nate Collier, 8, of Red Deer, is a partial left hand amputee and is eligible for financial assistance for artificial limbs and adaptive devices, as well as peer support, through The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program. (Photo contributed)
A GoFundMe with a goal of $150,000 has been set up to raise money for Camp LG Barnes located on Gull Lake. (Photo contributed)
A GoFundMe with a goal of $150,000 has been set up to raise money for Camp LG Barnes located on Gull Lake. (Photo contributed)
N.S. woman with intellectual disability recounts quest for release from hospital

N.S. woman with intellectual disability recounts quest for release from hospital

HALIFAX — A woman with intellectual disabilities who languished for 15 years…

N.S. woman with intellectual disability recounts quest for release from hospital
Survivors slam disabilities minister; Hehr sorry for ‘insulting’ comments

Survivors slam disabilities minister; Hehr sorry for ‘insulting’ comments

OTTAWA — A contrite-sounding Kent Hehr publicly apologized Tuesday to a group…

Survivors slam disabilities minister; Hehr sorry for ‘insulting’ comments