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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 …

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 …

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 …

Uhhhhh… amazing…??

It might not be the most sexy design we have come across but the owners of this butcher shop on the Danforth have come up with a real nifty way of enabling themselves to work behind the counter and open the door for patrons… at the same time! Truly fantastic! Yes… that’s a rubber chicken.

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.http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=204877957511383588773.00049bc8d5c01e51bb1a4&ll=43.651712,-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 …

The Mermaster

Greetings Followers! I am very excited to share some of my experiences with all of you, and even more excited to be a part of this amazing project with Michael. Over the past 8 years my four wheeled adventures have uncovered a real interest in the built environment. I have experienced first hand how poorly …