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Building an Inclusive Economy

Is your building or business really accessible?

When Sean Crump goes out for dinner or drinks, he’ll always call ahead to confirm that the venue is wheelchair accessible. But even when the reply is “no problem,” he’ll often discover on arrival that there’s a step or two to get in the door, that all the tables are high, or there is no accessible washroom or the washroom is located down a flight of stairs. “That kind of puts a damper on the night,” says Sean, 32, who is a quadriplegic and uses a wheelchair.
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Vote for Us!

NewScoop YYC is now a member of REAP, and eligible for a “Be Local” Award. Voting is open through to October 31. Each year REAP’s Be Local Awards encourage Calgarians to vote for their favourite local businesses. Winners are recognized at REAP’s annual Be Local Awards Gala with a Be Local trophy. You can see our profile
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