Published on: August 03, 2017 by Adaptability Canada
U of Manitoba begins largest accessibility audit
The University of Manitoba is currently undertaking the largest accessibility audit ever conducted in the province, looking at both interior and exterior spaces across more than 100 buildings.
Jeff Wilson, founder and chief executive officer of Adaptability Canada, a national supplier of accessible equipment, construction...
Published on: July 21, 2017 by Adaptability Canada
U of M embarking on campus-wide audit of the built environment to identify accessibility barriers
Aligning with the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) and the University of Manitoba’s commitment to fostering and providing an accessible environment, the University will be embarking on a campus-wide audit of the built environment to identify accessibility barriers. This is in preparation for the fourth accessibility standard of the AMA, to...
Published on: March 22, 2016 by Adaptability Canada
(March 22, 2016, TORONTO, ON) Adaptability Canada—a national supplier of accessible equipment, construction and consulting services—has become the latest corporate member of WBE Canada. The commitment will support WBE Canada’s efforts to increase supplier diversity and facilitate access to corporate supply chains for women-owned business enterprises (WBEs) across Canada.
“Adaptability Canada’s membership with WBE Canada recognizes its commitment to community engagement by expanding opportunities for women-led businesses,” said Mary Anderson, President...
Published on: June 09, 2015 by Adaptability Canada
(June 9, 2015 Toronto, ON) The Ontario Restaurant, Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) recognizes that its members are in need of assistance when it comes to accessibility retrofits and compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).
As the population ages, the total number of residents and visitors to Ontario with accessibility issues continues to increase. In a partnership that will further enhance the value proposition to its members, ORHMA has signed an exclusive contract...
Published on: October 23, 2014 by Adaptability Canada
(Toronto, ON, October 23, 2014) Adaptability Canada has partnered with Northwood Mortgage to create targeted financial solutions for consumers and non-profit organizations that serve seniors and persons with disabilities—along with their families.
The Accessible Community Loan Program, the first of its kind, is designed to allow Canadian non-profit organizations that own and operate buildings to access construction financing for large projects of $250,000 or more. This provides an alternative for these organizations as they...
Published on: July 15, 2014 by Adaptability Canada
(Toronto, ON, July 15, 2014) Adaptability Canada and the Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA) are pleased to announce their partnership to support excellence in integrating accessibility standards into municipal human services system management.
Adaptability Canada will provide OMSSA members with consulting solutions such as accessible property assessments, construction accessibility audits and strategic consulting centered on aligning aging-at-home and accessibility strategies. By working together, Adaptability Canada and OMSSA will help municipalities continue to create open, healthy and...
Published on: April 23, 2014 by Adaptability Canada
City of Peterborough presented with accessibility audits
Transit Terminal and Art Gallery focus of recommendations
(April 23, 2014, Toronto, ON) The City of Peterborough has received completed audits to understand how to make its downtown transit...
Adaptability Canada establishes a one-stop accessible construction solution for the consumer, public and private sectors
Published on: January 21, 2014 by Adaptability Canada
(January 21, 2014, Toronto ON) For the first time in Canada, there is a single-source provider for meeting the growing needs of Canada’s large aging population and people with disabilities. Adaptability Canada (ADC), through innovative and strategic partnerships with leading Canadian companies, offers a comprehensive and holistic approach to providing accessibility at home, at work and in the community.
Capable of serving the needs of larger organizations in the public and private sectors, as well as...