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July 2012

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There’s an exciting new initiative in Greater Victoria called the Community Action Plan (CAP) on Poverty

Over twenty organizations have joined forces on a campaign to make our community a more affordable and resilient place for everyone. We invite you to be part of this campaign. 

Click here to join the movement

The organizations behind the CAP on Poverty will be highlighting an action of the month and sharing regular updates full of opportunities to improve the quality of life for everyone in our community.  If you’re looking for opportunities to be involved, or if you’re already working on...

Think of the last time you went somewhere. Maybe you went to the grocery store, to the park, or to the brain injury society. To get there, you had to plan and follow a route. Planning and following a route is called wayfinding. Research has shown that people with brain injury often have a hard time wayfinding, which may lower access to the community. But hand-held technology is becoming more advanced, and may help people with brain injury to plan and follow their routes.

With this in mind, a computer science graduate student named Nathanael Kuipers began his research on wayfinding in acquired...