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July 2015 issue of RCC News is here

This issue of the Renfrew-Collingwood Community News is full of the many wonderful people, events and programs happening in our neighbourhood!

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Paul Reid

A Very Special Independence Day for Americans with Disabilities

The Fourth of July is a day to remember and celebrate our independence and the many freedoms that come with it. This year it is particularly meaningful for Americans with disabilities, as the 25th anniversary of the ADA will be celebrated on July 26. 429 more words

Over the past few days, work has been coming along well

with the hull seams from the waterline to deck level being refilled with linseed putty and the hull being painted with the first two coats of undercoat before a further two coats are applied over the freshly filled seams. 102 more words

Sailing Challenge

Commentary: Independence Day and the ADA Anniversary

The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and so is the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA. In a nutshell, this act forbids discrimination against someone on the basis of disability in areas of transportation, employment, education, public accommodation, etc. 132 more words

Does YOUR city deserve to win the Access City Award 2016?

Cities from across the EU, are being invited to participate in the sixth edition of the Access City Award – The European Prize for making cities more accessible to people with disabilities and older people. 141 more words

A Good Helping

Shame on the UK's state sanctioned persecution of people with disabilities.

I’ve not been home long from work and managed to connect on social media to catch up with my fellow activists’ news as I knew today would bring a lot of comments from the Houses of Parliament and the usual ‘show’ that PMQ has become. 653 more words


My Memoir, Growing Up Superheroes, The Extraordinary Adventures of Deihlia Nye, Now Available on Amazon

About the book:

In 1983, Diane Fraser is emerging from the trauma of a violent family home life when her niece Deihlia is born with problems so severe that her prognosis is death before week’s end. 189 more words