UVic CanAssist receives $1M to develop technologies to support people with disabilities


CanAssist, an organization based at the University of Victoria, has received a $1M grant to develop technologies that support people with disabilities. This funding will support the creation of customized assistive technologies and devices for use in the workplace. “We all benefit when everyone has opportunities that help them live a fulfilling life,” said Murray Rankin, MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head. “I’m glad that the University of Victoria campus will be the incubator of CanAssist’s new technologies, benefiting many people with disabilities.”

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