Accessibility essential for Alberta’s COVID-19 updates: ‘We have no choice but to wait’

On Monday, an ASL/English interpreter was present during an Alberta Health COVID-19 update for the first time. It’s a significant moment for the deaf and hard of hearing community, which had called on the government to provide an interpreter or…

Researchers examining how to make performing arts more accessible in Edmonton

How can we make Edmonton’s performing arts scene something everyone can enjoy? That’s the question researchers are hoping to answer through an online survey that will allow participants to list various barriers that stop them from coming out to an…

DATS users claim Edmonton transit service is getting worse: ‘I feel like we’re second class citizens’

Aleem Jaffer relies on DATS to get around in Edmonton. He uses a wheelchair and needs the transit service every day to get to work. While Jaffer says DATS has always been imperfect, he now calls the system broken. “I’ve…