Accessible Parking Coalition’s Letter to Top Mayoral Candidates

Accessible parking continues to be a barrier across the GTA, making it difficult for people with disabilities to navigate public spaces. Together with the Accessible Parking Coalition, one of the grassroots initiatives that SCIO is involved in, we submitted a letter to the top mayoral candidates to address the community’s concerns around accessible parking.   We […]

National AccessAbility Week: The Highs and Lows


Each year, National AccessAbility Week highlights the importance of inclusion and accessibility in our communities, workplaces and culture as a whole. From fierce change-makers leading the way toward a fully inclusive world, to fashion brands becoming more disability-friendly, there are many reasons to celebrate the progress we are making in society.   However, while there […]

Spinal Cord Injury Ontario Urges Immediate Action on Ontario’s AODA Commitment

A new report published just days ago is painting a stark picture of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), which Ontarians were hoping would meet its goals for a fully accessible province by 2025. Rich Donovan, Chair of the province’s Accessibility Standards Advisory Council (ASAC), appointed to conduct a legislative review of the […]

The Creators Behind SCIO’s 2022 Gift Basket

Holiday illustration of greenery and berries.

2022 is quickly wrapping up. Ice and snow are hitting Ontario roads and people everywhere are preparing for a time of rest and celebration with loved ones over the holidays. At SCIO, things are no different. As we reflect on another year of striving for a better world for everyone, we are delighted to be […]

IDPWD 2022: How SCIO is Striving for Transformative Solutions for Inclusive Development


Each year, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated worldwide on December 3rd, highlighting the progress that has been made globally in inclusivity and the resilience and achievements of people with disabilities. This year, the theme for IDPWD is Transformative Solutions for Inclusive Development, focusing on employment, reducing inequality and sport as an […]


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