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Abilities Centre

Ross Ste-Croix, General Manager & COO

Ross Ste-Croix is the General Manager and COO of . He has a real interest in a variety of sports and many of the staff have a disability. Some of heir programs are reaching beyond Ontario.

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Volunteer Success

Aleksandra Vasic

Aleksandra Vasic is the director of volunteerism at , non-profit charity and social enterprise, matching volunteers with organizations seeking volunteers. They provide considerable support and Aleksandra can be checked out on linkedin for more information.

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Kello Inclusive

Katie MacMillan

Katie MacMillan is the co-founder and COO of a non-profit and social enterprise,

Kello Inclusive is a talent agency exclusively representing disabled and visibly different talent; because the beauty of disabilities, diversities.

An Exclusively Inclusive Talent Agency Representing Disabled & Neurodiverse Talent. The Cause. They are Canada's first inclusive talent agency.

Katie and her partner have a daughter, Kelty, who has cerebral palsy who became one of the first models for Kello. Kelty operates from a wheelchair and has done several photo shoots. They represent over 50 models.

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IDEA Project

Dr. Emile Tonga and Dr. Rebecca Gewurtz

Emile and Rebecca are leading a project with funding and time to research and action tools and topics with a wide variety of stakeholders, addressing disabilities. They have provided several sources in the interview and will in the near futures have a separate web site for the project.

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Meghan Hines


Meghan Hines is a Senior Manager, Portfolio Management & Strategy Integration in the Human Resources Division of the Royal Bank of Canada. She has a ventilator, a wheelchair, a service dog and will be married in 2023.

She does so much more as a sports person and has travelled to many countries.

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The War Amps

Bob Maguire

Bob Maguire is a 5 year employee with which was started in 1918 by war amputees. He is educated and passionate about what he does. In particular he is proud of the

CHAMP program for children who have disabilities.

Bob has prosthesis to support his arm and it allows him to play golf.

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Kosta Pachneris

While having cerebral palsy Kosta Pachneris has moved forward with his education and love of music in spite of his cerebral palsy. he has role with where they teach, learn, have fun and perform. He is really well supported by a loving mother.

Kosta was student at Seneca College in Toronto and Peter Miller taught one of his courses.

He wants to have his own studio in th future

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Nagyoti Bollapragada

Nagjyoti Bellapragada is a consultant, writer, educator and advocaat in India where she gives back to community in many ways.

For more information contact her at [email protected]

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Nagjyoti Bollappogsdg

Nagjyoti Bollappogada id a consultant, writer, presenter, educator in India, a country which also takes action for people with a disability.

Contact [email protected] for more information.

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Ice Owls

Wayne St. Denis

Wayne St. Denis is the president and manager of , a visually impaired and blind hocket players group of female and male players. He talks about how the sport has grown nationally and internationally and includes a youth group of players.

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