For Ghofran Alyass, her parents need to plead for help to carry her and her chair up the stairs when there are no elevators in the subway station. Accessibility in Toronto still remains a problem as it continues to create inconveniences for people with disability.
From the parade square at Danforth Tech, Alina Farrukh can see the loftiest of goals.
“You get to learn about clouds and stuff that I would not learn at home or with any other program,” Farrukh said.
Farrukh, 14, says her ultimate goal is to get her pilot licence through the Royal Canadian Air Cadets and to pursue her dream to fly air force aircraft.