AFFLILIATIONS

July 7, 2017

MCI – Active Citizenship – Ontario Volunteer Service Awards

Honours and Awards Ontario Volunteer Service Awards Thunder Bay ceremony – May 11 2012 <CLICK TO VIEW ALL AWARDS>
June 29, 2017

DAREDEVIL LAWYERS HONOURED

The City of Thunder Bay has recognized two daredevil lawyers from the area with one of its highest honours. David Shannon and Christopher Watkins were named […]
June 28, 2017

Psychosocial Aspects of Disability

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June 27, 2017

David Shannon talks about his accident causing him to be a quadriplegic. Speaking on how this North Pole journey symbolizes not just only the 6 million […]
June 27, 2017

World First: North Pole Now Wheelchair Accessible

April 11, 2009, Dave Shannon became the first Quadriplegic to reach the north pole, on the 100th anniversary year of the first successful North Pole expedition.
June 27, 2017

David Shannon World Record HALO

June 24, 2017

Team Everest: A Himalayan Journey -The Team-DVD on Sale Now!

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June 24, 2017

DAVID SHANNON AND CHRIS WATKINS PROVE THERE IS NO BARRIER TO ACCESSIBILITY THAT IS TOO GREAT TO OVERCOME

David Shannon (left) and Chris Watkins at the North Pole The North Pole has now been made wheelchair accessible! On April 11, 2009, a “disabled parking” […]
June 20, 2017

Summit Team

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June 20, 2017

Daily Logs/Photos

Yesterday afternoon it began to snow and then snowed nearly all night. We awoke to a completely white Namche Bazaar. It was pretty neat, but also […]
June 17, 2017

Another Victory for Team Independence

World Record Sky Dives celebrating United Nations International Day of Disabled Persons THUNDER BAY, ON, Dec. 18 /CNW/ – Following on their world first North Pole […]
June 17, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada Diversifying the Bar: Lawyers Make History Project October 28, 2011 Interview with Christopher Watkins Transcript

June 14, 2017

Quadriplegic lawyer from Thunder Bay reaches North Pole

THUNDER BAY– A lawyer from Thunder Bay has become the first known quadriplegic to reach the North Pole. David Shannon, 46, who was paralyzed after a […]
June 14, 2017

Quadriplegic conquers the Pole

The most accessible parking spaces are often reserved for the disabled, but now so is one of the world’s least accessible slices of real estate: the […]
June 14, 2017

Everest Climbers

Chris Watkins Age: 43 Nationality: Canadian Home Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario Occupation: Barrister, Solicitor Chris spent his youth involved in alpine sports. Injured in a serious […]
June 5, 2017

Ontario lawyer becomes Order of Canada member

Not long after receiving the Order of Ontario, Thunder Bay, Ont., lawyer David Shannon became one of the newest members of the Order of Canada on […]
May 31, 2017

World Record Sky Dives Celebrate International Day of Disabled Persons

THUNDER BAY, Ontario, Canada – Following on their world first North Pole summit, “Team Independence” of David Shannon and Christopher Watkins (both individuals with disabilities) just […]
May 31, 2017

North Pole to be Made Wheelchair Accessible

Posted in: Sports News By Team Independence ’09 Mar 30, 2009 6:01:04 PM Canadian Lawyers, Activists And Individuals With A Disability Prepare for Polar Expedition. Canadian […]