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Gifts and products that support our work!

Hello StopGap Superfans! We’ve got lots of fun, colourful merchandise available to support our work with gifts for yourself or your community. If you’re interested in coming by our headquarters in downtown Toronto to pick up some goodies or getting something sent to you please check out our online store!   Each purchase of a …

Toyota Canada has invested $100k into StopGap!

MEDIA RELEASE Toyota Canada announces partnership with StopGap, $100,000 investment (Toronto, November 22, 2019) Last night, StopGap Foundation announced a new national partnership with Toyota Canada at StopGap’s big annual fundraising event. A $100,000 donation from the company will support the development and growth of StopGap’s School Project. The partnership will ultimately contribute to the …

Time to Ramp Up! Positive vibes for StopGap’s annual FUNraiser

Written by Benjamin Rempel A lighter approach to an important cause Even when he’s stressed, Luke Anderson, Co-Founder and Executive Director of StopGap Foundation, understands the importance of positive vibes. He has to. His company is founded on them. “One of our core values is having fun,” he says from his Toronto office. “And we …

Junior Designer – 2019 Summer Internship Position

Applications are now closed. If you are looking for our Summer 2020 posting, stay tuned to https://stopgap.ca/blog/ as this is where we’ll put up the Internship position posting in late April, 2020. ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT MAKING OUR WORLD A MORE INCLUSIVE AND ACCESSIBLE PLACE FOR EVERYONE? StopGap Foundation is looking for a rockstar student …

3 Benefits of Access Ramps for Your Business

In 2012, 1% of the total Canadian population used a wheeled mobility device. This may not sound like a lot, but this percentage doesn’t even begin to account for the people who use canes, walkers, push strollers or delivery carts, or have other mobility-related challenges. Imagine what this number would be if you included everyone …

The stop-start nature of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and what it means for Ontarians looking for an accessible province by 2025

Written by fellow accessibility advocate Dan Deering. “The AODA is faltering, it is now up to those that want to see a fully accessible and inclusive Ontario maintain pressure on the provincial institutions tasked with delivering it.” The uncertainty around councils, committees and public resource priorities that Doug Ford’s election win brought has now extended …

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Ramp Up 2015!

We are proud to announce that tickets are now on sale for our very first fund-raising event called Ramp Up 2015! Our friends at Brightworks will be hosting the event on May 29th in their beautiful newly renovated space at 100 Broadview Ave. in Toronto! This is an event that you will not want to …

Great news from Halifax!

Organizers of the Halifax Community Ramp Project are gearing up to deliver more than a dozen new ramps this week and expect to build more than 40 ramps for local businesses! This is incredible news! Here is a recent article about the Halifax Community Ramp Project: http://metronews.ca/news/halifax/1300057/new-community-ramps-hope-to-improve-accessibility-for-wheelchair-users-in-halifax/# Stories like this have been instrumental in inspiring …

Agents of Change and a Call for Help… We Need Some Cash!

We have some incredibly exciting news to share! Together with 10 other amazing organizations we will be enrolled in the Center for Social Innovation’s Agents of Change program at CSI’s Spadina location here in Toronto! This is a huge opportunity that will allow us to set up shop in the centre and surround ourselves with …