Posts from Michael Hopkins

Posts from August 2012

Stouffville Ramp Project Locations

Downtown Stouffville Ramp Project Now everyone can access and enjoy these great Downtown Stouffville businesses. Click on the addresses to visit our Stop Gap Map: Fame Hair 6180 Main Street, Stouffville 241 Pizza 6252 Main Street, Stouffville The Girls 6332 Main Street, Stouffville Giancarlo’s Italian Bakery Cafe & Deli 6242 Main Street, Stouffville The Repeat …

Junction Ramp Project Locations

Junction Ramp Project Now everyone can access and enjoy these great Junction neighbourhood businesses. Click on the addresses to visit our Stop Gap Map:Agora Cafe3015 Dundas Street West, TorontoTattoos2862a Dundas Street West, TorontoSanction Skate and Snow2978 Dundas Street West, Torontosanctionsnow.comPicture it Framed2923 Dundas Street West, TorontoOpticianado2919 Dundas Street West, Torontoopticianado.comKid Culture2986 Dundas Street West, TorontoJunction Eatery2790 …

Canada AM Interview

StopGap wants to thank the crew at Canada AM for your amazing support and enthusiasm for the Ramp Project.  Watch it here! We are ramping up to our Roncesvalles Avenue build that will be our biggest yet!

Welcome to StopGap

Luke and Michael and the StopGap Initiative want to welcome and thank you for your interest and support in making our communities inclusive for everyone. Please spend some time checking out what we’ve been up to here or on our Facebook page. If you have any questions or would like to get involved – we can be …

StopGap on Canada AM

Tune into Canada AM Wednesday morning at 7:30 am to see the live StopGap interview! We will be posting a link to the interview clip later in the day for late risers. Stay tuned!

StopGap Wins Awesome Foundation Grant!

StopGap has won the Toronto Awesome Foundation’s July 2012 Grant! Thanks so much everyone for your support. What will we do with the grant money? Stay tuned for Luke’s Instructional Animations and D.I.Y. Community Ramp Built Kits!


The wedge ramp is the perfect object to represent what we are up to at StopGap right now. They are simple to build and easy to deploy. They are attractive – one might even call them sexy. They provide access to businesses and spaces for people who use wheelchairs or other mobility aids (parents with …

Stop|Gap Map

Our Stop|Gap Map is ready to build!The intent is to pin point places and spaces in our built environment that have provided universal access to their services or identify places where a solution for access is possible with some positive encouragement.,-79.387529&spn=0.011116,0.021458&z=16Green pins mean: Go (Fully Accessible)Yellow pins mean: Caution (Accessible with Assistance)Red pins mean: No Go …