Bill Russell: The Possibilities Project Opened My World

Bill Russell - The Possibilities Project Opened My World

Bill Russell is a resident of St. Thomas, Ontario who is surrounded by his loving wife Sharon, children and grandkids. He has worked for TD Canada Trust for over 18 years as a mortgage and credit specialist. While battling cancer, in 2022 a new mass was discovered pushing against Bill’s spine at the T9 and […]

Response from Mayor of Stratford on GO Train Route Cancellation

Last week, we shared an online petition with our community, bringing attention to the threat of accessibility between London, Ontario and Toronto via GO Train. The petition urges Metrolinx and all relevant authorities to reconsider the decision to discontinue the London to Toronto route and take into account sustainable transportation and economic development. Thousands signed […]

Letter to Mayor about Accessible Parking

Dear Olivia Chow, Congratulations on your recent election as Mayor of the City of Toronto. We have been working with the former Mayor’s office on a number of accessibility issues concerning parking. A fully inclusive Toronto is one that is mindful of those living with physical limitations, providing equitable access in all aspects of its […]

Virtual Launch of the Possibilities Project!

You are cordially invited to the virtual launch of THE POSSIBILITIES PROJECT!   SCIO has partnered with Parkwood Rehab to create a brand-new platform where people with disabilities, clinicians and organizations can browse and post medical equipment, assistive devices and other disability related products that others may be in need of.   Join us as we launch […]

Canada Disability Benefit Passes Parliament

Last week, Bill C-22, The Canada Disability Benefit passed Parliament, signalling victory for people with disabilities across Canada. The Bill proposes to create a federal income supplement for working age people with disabilities.  Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion Carla Qualtrough calls this proposal a game changer that would benefit hundreds of thousands […]

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