Access & Inclusion

many people's hands together holding the word poverty
Bill C-22 is a bill to end poverty among people with disabilities. Although many people with spinal cord injuries receive payments from settlements and insurance, these financial situations are not available to everyone.
May 02, 2023READ MORE
A hand holding a megaphone.

If you’ve been living with your disability for some time, you’ve probably learned how to stand up for yourself in all kinds o

Mar 16, 2023READ MORE
A stethoscope surrounding a heart

If you’ve been living with your disability for some time, you’ve probably learned how to stand up for yourself in all kinds o

Feb 02, 2023READ MORE
Tiles in the sand of a sun pointing toward happiness.

Il est parfois difficile pour les personnes qui ont des lésions médullaires de recevoir les mêmes soins médicaux de la part de leur médec

Jan 24, 2023READ MORE
Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent shaking John Counsell's hand.

The Caliper - Mars 1947

Aug 18, 2022READ MORE
a head and shoulder photo of a young Lt. John Counsell in military atire

L’histoire qui suit est une fiction historique, basée sur des recherches de nombreuses so

Aug 17, 2022READ MORE
A woman using a wheelchair looks out the door to an uncertain world. Masks are on the ground. The virus still exists and Freedom Convoy protesters are there.

The past two years, living in this global pandemic as a person with a disability, has been more difficult than the average person realize

Mar 11, 2022READ MORE
Woman using wheelchair stuck at the bottom of stairs with no accessible route available.
As someone who has a spinal cord injury (SCI), I always tell people that living with an SCI in your own home is not that difficult when it is accessible. Instead, it is existing in public settings with an SCI that seems to make life with an SCI difficult.
Feb 11, 2022READ MORE
Head and shoulder shot of Ramona Coelho, physician
The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation hosts the Grand Rounds for Physiaitry Western. This zoom presentation will be about Bill C-7. The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Ramona Coelho, Please join the discussion about Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD).
Jan 13, 2021READ MORE
Head and shoulder shot of David Shannon - article about Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)
Read this compelling OpEd piece about medical assistance in dying (MAiD) published in The Chronicle Herald, The Guardian and The Journal Pioneer.
Dec 05, 2020READ MORE