Independent Living Resource Centre

Have you been contacted by Handi Transit to investigate the safety standards of your wheelchair? Are they asking to come into your home to take pictures and to document your mobility device? Demand that you be treated like a citizen. Be sure you get the right information and appropriate notice before choosing to allow inspectors into your home.

Click here for the statement of recommendations from ILRC to the City of Winnipeg regarding Handi Transit service in Winnipeg. This document represents a part of ongoing negotiations with the City of Winnipeg but do note that most recommendations have not yet been agreed to by the City. ILRC and the community continue its work with the Manitoba Ombudsman to provide fair and equitable service for citizens with disabilities. Stay tuned for further updates.


If you are a taxi cab driver looking for information on training please click here or on the Training Info and Registration button on the left.

Click below to view a captioned video of the new ILRC branding jingle


ILRC 2015 - 2016 Annual Report is now available. Click here to view the report.

The Independent Living Resource Centre together with the Public Interest Law Centre have filed a complaint regarding Handi Transit with the Manitoba Ombudsman. Click here for a list of frequently asked questions about the complaint.

The Independent Living Resource Centre has purchased six season tickets for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Investor's Group Field for the 2016 season for the use of ILRC program participants and members. If you are interested in attending a game please contact Natasha at Have you been to a game? Any comments on the field's accessibility or the experience? Please send comments to Natasha. We appreciate your feedback.

Due to popular demand the ILRC Cookbook is once again available for sale. The cost is $10 each. For more information please contact Natalie at 204-947-0194


Options - Fall 2016 Newsletter

Click here for the Fall 2016 Crossword Solutions

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Calendar of Events:

Click here for the Leisure Education Calendar of Community Events for October 2016

Click here for the Leisure Education Calendar of Community Events for November 2016


Tenant Rights and Responsibilities - October 26th, 2016

Want a workshop that's not offered? Click here for more information.

SFMC Quick Tip of the Day

Easter Sunday, the August Civic holiday, and Boxing Day are not general holidays, therefore, you are NOT required to pay either Stat Pay (the 5% rule), nor 1.5x wage rate. They are considered regular days of work. However, please remember that if your staff work on these days, and they go into an Overtime (OT) position, you must pay them at a rate of 1.5x wage for all OT hours worked.