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Calgary Food Bank February Events

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:30:00 EST

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - January 29, 2018) - Spread the love this month by heading out and participating in these events supporting the Food Bank.

BOIA Advocates for Improvements to Web Accessibility During Braille Literacy Awareness Month

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:22:20 EST

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - January 29, 2018) - January is Braille Literacy Awareness Month and supporting the youth living with visual impairments by consistently improving technology is a main focus of the mission. The Bureau of Internet Accessibility (BoIA) hopes to raise awareness of this important cause by educating its clients and partners as to how web accessibility can help develop braille literacy throughout all aspects of a student's life.

Acadia University Students to Build Assistive Devices called LipSyncs for People with Disabilities

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 07:00:00 EST

BURNABY, BC--(Marketwired - January 29, 2018) - Neil Squire Society's Makers Making Change is holding the Acadia LipSync Buildathon in Wolfville, Nova Scotia on February 1st, 2018. At the Buildathon, approximately twenty Acadia University students will come together to build mouth-operated assistive devices for people with disabilities called LipSyncs as part of Accessibility Week at the university.

The Results of the 2017 Mayor's Christmas Food Drive in Support of the Calgary Food Bank

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:47:41 EST

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - January 25, 2018) - During the month of December, businesses, students and communities came together with Mayor Naheed Nenshi to support the #CalgaryFoodBank. The #MayorsFoodDrive collected important food and funds for families and individuals in need during the holidays and into the New Year.

BoIA Devotes $100k to Assist School Districts with Digital Accessibility

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:07:20 EST

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - January 23, 2018) - Educational institutions at all levels are facing escalating scrutiny by the Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR). In recent years, OCR has increased the number of complaint letters it has been sending to school districts and academic institutions across the country regarding gaps in online accessibility.

Announcing the Mayor's Annual Christmas Food Drive Results

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:15:30 EST

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - January 22, 2018) - Partners of the Mayor's Annual food and fundraising campaign will be gathering with Mayor Naheed Nenshi to announce the 29th year's total.