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My Christmas Battle

Tammy’s View is a column written by me, Ottawa resident Tammy Culhane, to help create awareness of people with disabilities and the issues that surround our daily lives.  I am a 39-year-old woman who has Cerebral Palsy. And sometimes Christmas shopping can be Ho Ho Horrible… Continue reading


Getting around Ottawa in a wheelchair even on a nice, sunny day can present a few obstacles. Picture construction, inaccessible sidewalks and streets, plus fellow pedestrians who don’t pay attention to where they are going.  Add a few inches of snow to the mix and things get a whole lot more chaotic. Continue reading