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Microsoft takes inclusion virtually

Microsoft, the company behind the Xbox, saw gaming with disabilities as a challenge and now accommodates gamers with physical and visual challenges.

Mark Wafer wants employers to “DiscoverAbility”

Businesses understand economics. Inclusivity? Sometimes not so much. Fifteen per cent of people in Canada have a disability and according to former Tim Hortons franchise...

‘Together We Rock!’ Rocks at accessibility and inclusivity

“Together We Rock!” is a fitting name for an Oshawa-based business, which teaches best practices for accessibility and inclusivity in the workplace. Together We Rock!...

Access Durham: A catalyst for accessibility in Durham

If you’re a person with a disability and you’re struggling with something such as accessible transit, Access Durham may be able to help you. Access...

Let’s stop acting like ‘disability’ is a bad word

Disability: how is it that one word can create so many negative connotations? Why do we act like disability is a bad word, inappropriate,...

ASC and its services: The impact on campus.

“At Durham College, when they say ‘success matters,’ I’d have to say that is very true but there’s room for improvement. Always,” says Durham...

Libraries: A place of modernization

“Libraries have always been about giving people access to information and access to knowledge, so because of technology,” says Tracy Munusami, Manager of Service...

The future of captioning at DC

Two Durham College students have developed a way to make closed caption services quicker and cheaper. Matthew Wierzbicki and Dillon Regimbal, both 20 and students...

Accessibility creates accessibility

Have you ever used an automatic door? Used a ramp instead of the stairs? Or enjoyed subtitles on your Facebook videos or Netflix? All...

Durham Region celebrates new website

The iconic song, “Celebration”  by Kool and The Gang, thunders throughout the Durham Region headquarters, early on a Wednesday morning. Why? Because the regional...