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My years with Thurber

I have been a magazine reader since age seven or eight. Every so often I joke that reading Mad taught me almost everything I needed to know about magazine editing and writing, which I have done professionally for 40 years.

Slip Sliding Away!

Join the Canadian Abilities Foundation in helping two great disability organizations “Make the Leap” to the next level!

Being Petra

Nineteen-year-old Petra is a bubbly up and coming video blogger and writer from Wellington. She’s passionate about sharing her story with the world and it’s no wonder.

“Where are her scar...

I’m standing at the counter of my local pharmacy holding a copy of that month’s women’s magazine.

Australian Cheerleader

‘We had no idea it (the video of their routine) was going take off as quickly.’

Paralympians aim to win

Rio games seen as a forum to change attitudes Hudson’s Bay Company, the Canadian Olympic Committee, and the Canadian Paralympic Committee launch the Team Canada Collection for Rio 2016. As Canada’s 162 Paralympians march into Rio’s Maracana Stadium Wednesday for the opening ceremony, they know interest in the competition and their events will inspire millions of Canadians. Much harder […]

Far from the Tree

All parenting turns on a crucial question: to what extent parents should accept their children for who they are, and to what extent they should help them become their best selves.

#Accessible Canada

A one-day national forum for youth with disabilities and youth who have life experience, work experience or academic experience related to disability will take place in Ottawa in November 2016.

The walk of life

Figuring out stuff, I have discovered, is one of the joys of disability By Stephen Trumper The doctor was ready with her prescription. She had been worried about my gait. she had asked me to do what I call the rehab catwalk, a promenade I had done dozens of times over the years in sight […]

New 4 You Summer 2016

New 4 You TetraGear With safety and accessibility in mind, TetraGear has designed a line of dynamic, multiuse LED lights for people with scooters, wheelchairs and bicycles. Waterproof and visible at 360 degrees, TetraGear hopes its touch-sensitive controller will help those with limited dexterity to feel safer while out at night. tetragear.com Smartbe Made to […]