Counting Down to the Dragons Den

Early this morning Aquassure Accessible Baths’ Matthew Longman, CEO and Shari McDowell, CFO jumped onto a flight out of Kelowna heading for Toronto. They will be arriving early in preparation for their pitch day on CBC’s prime time television show Dragons’ Den. It was just March when the small Okanagan business got the phone call that changed everything. After a successful audition, they had been invited to present their accessible slide-in bathtub, the ADL Spa, to the dragons. Continue reading

BC Funding Options for Accessibility Renovations

When the time comes to make some changes to our homes to make them safe and accessible, we need to figure out how to pay for it. In BC, we are fortunate to have some tax credits available that ultimately reduce the overall costs, as well as a non-repayable grant for those that qualify. Continue reading

Free Accessible Bathtub and Renovations!

originally published Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

In Canada, CMHC (Canada Mortgage and Housing) has forgivable loan financial assistance programs for homeowners and landlords to fund repairs, renovations, accessibility modifications, the creation of low-income rental units, and home adaptations. (sorry – not available in the USA) Continue reading