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Come cheer on our canadian Paralympians! We will be screening a Sledge Hockey game! Either we will be watching Canada vs. Czech or a playoff game (depending on if Canada is playing in it)

As we show our canadian pride we will also be providing pizza and some other light refreshments. So come out and watch some Paralympics!

**FREE event and pizza

MAR12
Wed 6:30 PM EDTSchool of Kinesiology and Health StudiesKingston, ON, Canada
18 people went

Accessibility Cafés are a chance for the Queen’s community to get together to discuss building an inclusive and accessible Queen’s community that follows the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Each Café has an unique topic and all participants are encouraged to share their perspectives and generate ideas. How can we improve upon what Queen’s is doing already towards imagining and then building an even stronger inclusive and accessible Que...en’s community?

WHEN Thursday, March 6th, 2014, from 11:30am to 12:30pm
WHERE Common Ground, Second Floor, Student Life Centre
TOPIC Residences – Designing in Accessibility – facilitated by Yvonne Holland, Campus Planner
Everyone welcome!

Queen’s is committed to an inclusive campus community with accessible goods, services, and facilities that respect the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities. Please contact the Equity Office should you have any particular accessibility requirements at:

Email: equity@queensu.ca
Phone: 613-533-2563
In person: B513 Mackintosh-Corry Hall

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Mark your calendar and come on out to the next Accessibility Cafe!

This month we are using the Accessibility Café format to give an opportunity to a School of Urban and Regional Planning Masters student to facilitate a focus group for her thesis.

Accessibility Cafés are a chance for the Queen’s community to get together to discuss building an inclusive and accessible Queen’s community that follows the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. E...ach Café has an unique topic and all participants are encouraged to share their perspectives and generate ideas. How can we improve upon what Queen’s is doing already towards imagining and then building an even stronger inclusive and accessible Queen’s community?

WHEN Wednesday, February 5th , 2014, from 11:30am to 12:30pm
WHERE Speakers’ Corner, Stauffer Library
TOPIC Facility Accessibility Design Standards (FADS) and Queen’s – discussion facilitated by Rebecca Tan, MPL(c)

Queen’s is committed to an inclusive campus community with accessible goods, services, and facilities that respect the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities. Please contact the Equity Office should you have any particular accessibility requirements at:
Email: equity@queensu.ca
Phone: 613-533-2563
In person: B513 Mackintosh-Corry Hall

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This month we are using the Accessibility Café format to give an opportunity to a School of Urban and Regional Planning Masters student to facilitate a focus group for her thesis.

Accessibility Cafés are a chance for the Queen’s community to get together to discuss building an inclusive and accessible Queen’s community that follows the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Each Café has an unique topic and all participants are encouraged t...o share their perspectives and generate ideas. How can we improve upon what Queen’s is doing already towards imagining and then building an even stronger inclusive and accessible Queen’s community?

WHEN Wednesday, February 5th , 2014, from 11:30am to 12:30pm
WHERE Speakers’ Corner, Stauffer Library
TOPIC Facility Accessibility Design Standards (FADS) and Queen’s – discussion facilitated by Rebecca Tan, MPL(c)

Everyone welcome!

Queen’s is committed to an inclusive campus community with accessible goods, services, and facilities that respect the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities. Please contact the Equity Office should you have any particular accessibility requirements at:
Email: equity@queensu.ca
Phone: 613-533-2563
In person: B513 Mackintosh-Corry Hall

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Tune in tomorrow to CBC Radio Ontario Morning for JC Kenny's Report from Kingston that features our very own Queen's Accessibility Cafe! !07.5FM

Accessibility Café Series
Accessibility Cafés are a chance for the Queen’s community to get together to discuss building an inclusive and accessible Queen’s community that follows the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Each Café has an unique topic and all participants are encouraged to share their perspectives and generate ideas. How can we improve upon what Queen’s is doing already towards imagining and then building an even stronger in...clusive and accessible Queen’s community?
WHEN Wednesday, January 8th, 2014, from 11:30am to 12:30pm
WHERE Common Ground, 2nd floor, Student Life Centre
TOPIC Reimagining Accessibility; redesigning the traditional wheelchair symbol. Changing people’s perspectives on disability.

Queen’s is committed to an inclusive campus community with accessible goods, services, and facilities that respect the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities. Please contact the Equity Office should you have accessibility requirements.

Please contact the Equity Office in one of the following ways:

Email: equity@queensu.ca
Phone: 533-2563
In person: B513 Macintosh-Corry

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Unveiling of Accessible Taxi

Photographers and journalists are invited to attend the unveiling of Kingston’s first on-demand accessible taxi

WHEN: 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 20

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WHERE: In front of City Hall, 216 Ontario St., at the taxi stand

WHO: Mayor Mark Gerretsen, Deputy Mayor Sandy Berg, MP Ted Hsu, MPP John Gerretsen, Kingston Area Taxi Commission Chairman John Pyke, Kingston Area Taxi Commission Inspector Dave Kennedy, Loyalist Township Mayor Bill Lowry and Deputy Mayor Ric Bresee.

WHAT: Unveiling of the first on-demand accessible taxi, which is supported with funding from the City of Kingston and Loyalist Township. In September, Kingston City Council committed $60,000 in forgiveable loans for three accessible taxis. The first on-demand accessible taxi to go into operation is a 2013 Dodge Caravan.

Anyone wishing to book the accessible taxi should contact Modern Taxi 613-546-2222.

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Congratulations to our Queen's Accessibility Hub Coordinator, Andrew Ashby, for winning the Independent Living Centre's accessibility award! On International Day of Persons with Disabilities no less! We are proud of you Andrew!

From November 26-28, join us for morning and afternoon sessions, demonstrations and workshops by professional artists with disabilities and those who support access to the arts from across Canada. Sessions are free but seating is limited so register today. You can register using Eventbrite or by cal...
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