Tag: Advocacy

New Sound Requirements for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Recognizing the dangers that quiet hybrid and electric vehicles (HEVs) pose for vulnerable road users, the Government of Canada has created the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (CMVSS) 141. This standard requires HEV manufacturers to equip vehicles with an Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System (AVAS), which creates… Continue Reading “New Sound Requirements for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles”

WBU calls for increased access to braille on World Braille Day, January 4, 2023

Each year on January 4, the global blindness community comes together to celebrate Louis Braille, the inventor of the braille writing system, along with the system he invented, which would eventually go on to change the lives of blind people throughout the world. This… Continue Reading “WBU calls for increased access to braille on World Braille Day, January 4, 2023”

IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED: Roche Pharmaceutical’s Faricimab being considered for funding under BC Pharmacare for the treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Macular Edema

  Good afternoon,   Our apologies for the last minute distribution of this urgent and time sensitive call to action. Recent updates to our computers to the Windows11 operating system presented a number of unexpected challenges which took time for us to successfully overcome.… Continue Reading “IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED: Roche Pharmaceutical’s Faricimab being considered for funding under BC Pharmacare for the treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Macular Edema”

An open letter to all federal parties to fast track a Canada Disability Benefit – Disability Without Poverty

An open letter to all federal parties to fast track a Canada Disability Benefit – Disability Without Poverty — Read on http://www.disabilitywithoutpoverty.ca/an-open-letter-to-all-federal-parties-to-fast-track-a-canada-disability-benefit/

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