Meet Tim Kerfoot This young man appreciates everything in life, including the smiles from customers as they enter the store where he works.
Meet Richard Harlow An interview done with VIU’s Disability services. The interview covers who I am, my disability, how I overcome it and how I am making a difference.
Meet Aedan Staddon Blind Teaching Blind. One young blind man teaches others who are blind how to use the technology in today’s world without it being a hindrance.
This Nanaimo man developed Cerebral Palsy a few seconds after birth. He was told that walking and using his hands would be challenging. Today, he’s a husband, father, inspirational speaker and now, an author.
Albert began losing his vision in his 20’s. Today, he is completely blind, and passionate about alleviating some of the fear people have around blindness.
Wheelchair Curling Provincials in Nanaimo BC were held, with three teams competing for the title and a chance to continue on to the nationals. The Nanaimo Curling Club is a rare, fully wheelchair accessible facility, which made the provincials possible.
Thanks to a 20ft collapsible fishing raft, those in wheelchairs now have access to fish on Nanaimo Lakes – Shaw TV – Uploaded Feb 28, 2012
– Rose is helping raise awareness for impaired vision/blind athletes and hoping to inspire more Vancouver Island visually impaired people to compete in competitions. Shaw TV – Published July 18, 2014
– A Nanaimo inventor has come up with a way to make the sport of fishing more accessible to people in wheelchairs. It’s a floating dock of sorts – powered by a small trolling motor. Uploaded May 3, 2010
– Randy Fred and coach Tom Williams have returned victorious from the blind lawn bowling nationals in Kitchener, Ontario.
– Motivated by personal experience, Nanaimo’s Jon Pimlott is developing a Universal Rowboat that allows people in wheelchairs to go fishing.
– The Rockin’ Rollers prepare for Penticton powerchair summit.