Mom and son marathon duo score major win for inclusion

Michelle Gentis and her son, Joshua, dream of completing a goal many distance runners share — finishing all six races that make up the Abbott World Marathon Majors.

Crossing the finish line in Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, New York and Chicago is a remarkable achievement for any runner, but, for Michelle and Joshua, there's an added degree of difficulty.

Joshua has a rare brain disorder resulting in significant physical disabilities, so he races as a team with his mother.

 


Disability group protest exposes parking spot abuse on P.E.I.

Members of the PEI. Council of People with Disabilities are hoping they sent a message to those abusing designated parking spots.

The peaceful protest took place in the parking lot of the Sobeys in Stratford with wheelchairs and walkers taking the more "valuable" non-designated spots closer to the door.

 


More passengers blame WestJet for damaging their wheelchairs

The Canadian Transportation Agency has promised to make the friendly skies more accessible to those with disabilities, but if you ask some people who travel in wheelchairs, they're not doing a very good job. Passengers have come forward to complain about the way their mobility devices were handled while travelling with WestJet.

 


Diary of an Amputee - Bullying

Video: A 7-year-old amputee was jumped and bullied at school for months. His mother advocates for amputees to bring awareness about physical disabilities. They aim to show the world they started a Mobility Movement with charity PFFD - Prosthetics For Foreign Donation Inc.