Come join us on Saturday, September 21 in Saint John for the second annual Wheelchair Challenge hosted by Ability New Brunswick Inc. / Capacité Nouveau-Brunswick Inc.! We are proud to be a sponsor of this great event. The Wheelchair Challenge is an event for people of all abilities. It is an fun way for the community to better understand the experience of using a wheelchair, while raising vital funds for those New Brunswickers' with a mobility disability.
Published Friday, April 19, 2019 6:52PM ADT
Riverview, N.B. resident Matthew Kinnie has always been very adventurous.
“Pretty active guy, I really like being outdoors and doing outdoor activities,” describes Kinnie. “Anything like skiing, rock climbing, or canoeing, hiking, backpacking and that, was all the stuff I like to do in my spare time."
But 14 years ago, Kinnie’s life took an unexpected turn when he was out rock climbing with friends.
“My hand slipped and I pulled an anchor from the wall, and before my rope could catch me, I had hit a ledge. So I kind of fell backwards and I landed on the back of my head and neck.”
He knew right away that his injuries were serious….
We are a proud sponsor of Ability NB's first Wheelchair Challenge. This community event is intended for people of all abilities. For more information about this event and how to get involved, click here.
Moncton Wesleyan Church Parking Lot
10:00AM - 2:00PM
We at Malley Industries were delighted to be involved in this project.
The Accessible Conversion on the Ford Transit
Nursing homes and other special care facilities need to accommodate the safe transport of multiple passengers, both ambulatory and in wheelchairs. We’re proud to share photos of our newly-completed mobility conversion on the Ford Transit van. Check back soon for more information about this product.