Montreal-accessible-grantsIn late January the city of Montreal announced a $1.6 million program to improve wheelchair accessibility features throughout its commercial business industry. Currently it is estimated that 60 percent of the city’s businesses are not completely accessible, and this new program is expected to help make 40 businesses a year for five years more accessible.

“The Business Accessibility Assistance Program will improve the quality of life of the entire community, which is a constant concern within the Montréal urban agglo