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Our Community

Highlighting the people, places, organizations or things that have made life more enjoyable for Canadians living with a disability.

Our Community

Highlighting the people, places, organizations or things that have made life more enjoyable for Canadians living with a disability.

  • Dare to Dream

    Dare to Dream

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    Meet the cast of characters at Realwheels Acting Academy, a one-of-a-kind program focusing on professional training and empowerment for local actors in the disability community.

  • A woman, child and man waterski.

    Adapted Waterskiing

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    We visit the Kamloops Waterski club and their adaptive clinic, where everyone has the opportunity to tip their toes in the water and try water skiing. Get on the water and take the disability out of the sport.

  • Laura Stinson smiles into the camera.

    W. Ross Macdonald Music School

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    This episode of Our Community explores the W. Ross Macdonald School’s renowned music program. We’ll find out why it is so highly regarded by the community, and meet those who have experienced it first-hand through interviews with students, teachers and high-profile alumni.

  • A young girl sits on a swing, smiling at her mother.

    Young Carers

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    Learn more about young carers, who are children under the age of 18 in a care-giving role for a parent, grandparent, sibling or relative with a chronic or life-threatening illness, disability, addiction or mental illness, among others.

  • A group of six books lying on a table.

    Where's My Wheelchair?

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    We’ll speak with authors, publishers, writing associations, kids and parents to find out why children with disabilities aren’t being properly represented in children’s literature in Canada, and what is being done to change it.