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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 (prices are plus shipping), please send an email to info@stopgap.ca with …

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

ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT MAKING OUR WORLD A MORE INCLUSIVE AND ACCESSIBLE PLACE FOR EVERYONE? StopGap Foundation is looking for a rockstar student to take part in our full-time paid Summer Internship Program from July 2nd to August 30th (9 weeks). WHO WE ARE StopGap Foundation is a Toronto based charity that raises awareness about …

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 …

WHY THE WEDGE RAMP?

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 …