Thursday, February 25, 2010

Fraud prevention month

This quiz and the associated contest is presented by CanadaHelps, a legitimate Charity that helps other charities with online donations.

Rocky View Regional Handibus encourages you to take the quiz, and learn about fraud.

(We encourage you to nominate the charity of your choice)

Charity Fraud Awareness Quiz

Capital One and CanadaHelps Invite You to Take Our Charity Fraud Awareness Quiz To Earn a Chance to Win $20,000 to Donate To the Charity of Your Choice.

Capital One and CanadaHelps want to educate Canadians on how to identify false charities so their generous donations don't end up in fraudsters’ hands.

By being diligent and asking the right questions, Canadians can confidently support those causes that are near and dear to their hearts, while protecting themselves from fraud and ID theft.

Take the Charity Fraud Awareness Quiz to learn about charity fraud. If you complete the quiz, you will automatically be entered into a draw to win a weekly prize of $1,000 and a grand prize of $20,000, courtesy of Capital One, to be donated to a charity of your choice!

The contest starts on Monday, March 1, 2010 and ends on Wednesday, March 31, 2010.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

CBC News - Ottawa - Disabled lose Ottawa bus fight

The scrum for space on a low-floor transit bus is increasing. Oddly enough, while wheelchairs drove the design of a low-floor bus, it turns out that the features that provide easy access extend to a larger audience. now we got more people on the bus than ever before....

... but some can only manage on certain seats.

CBC News - Ottawa - Disabled lose Ottawa bus fight

Senior and disabled transit riders appear to have lost a bid to win more ground at the front of the bus from stroller-pushing parents.

On Wednesday, the city's transit committee decided not to vote on recommendations brought forward by advisory groups representing seniors and people with disabilities on managing the priority seating at the front of the bus. Instead, the committee chose to send an earlier staff recommendation on its transit stroller policy to city council.

Under that policy, people with young children in strollers are allowed to use the priority seating area reserved for people who have difficulty standing, including people in wheelchairs and scooters, people on crutches, seniors and pregnant women. However, drivers can ask parents to collapse their strollers and give up their seat to people in wheelchairs and seniors.

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Friday, February 19, 2010

There was a book?

All that effort could have been ameliorated with this book ( if it

Wednesday, February 03, 2010