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Our Community

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.

  • Vicky's Fight For Freedom

    Vicky's Fight For Freedom

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    Follow 30-year-old disability educator Vicky Levack as she moves out of the institution where she has been living for the past decade, and into the community.

  • Dare to Dream

    Dare to Dream

    Duration: minutes and seconds

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

  • Accessing Pleasure

    Accessing Pleasure

    Duration: minutes and seconds

    The Tetra Society's focus is to find solutions to overcome environmental barriers faced by people with disabilities, including sex toys. In this episode, we’ll follow each step of a request being fulfilled.

  • Adapted Waterskiing

    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.

  • W. Ross Macdonald Music School

    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.

  • Young Carers

    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.

  • Where's My Wheelchair?

    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.