Winnipeg lawyers file human rights complaint over inaccessibility of Manitoba court buildings – Winnipeg

Winnipeg lawyers file human rights complaint over inaccessibility of Manitoba court buildings - Winnipeg

A pair of former Winnipeg lawyers have each filed complaints with the Manitoba Human Rights Commission Tuesday, citing multiple incidents of discrimination throughout their careers. Peter Tonge and Mike Reimer, both of whom live with disabilities, say there are a number of barriers for anyone using a wheelchair or walker who is attempting to […]

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Councillor Vows to Highlight Second Resignation From Pandemic-Halted Advisory Committee – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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The longest-serving member of a volunteer accessibility committee at city hall has quit, marking the second resignation in two months as the group’s meetings remain stalled at city hall amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/councillor-vows-to-highlight-second-resignation-from-pandemic-halted-advisory-committee/ Related

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NDP Leader Singh Accuses Liberals Of Failing to Support Canadians Living with Disabilities During Pandemic – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Speaking on Newstalk 580 CFRA’s “The Goods with Dahlia Kurtz”, Singh said the Liberal government, in its effort to keep benefits such as the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) from being accessed by people who don’t need the help, designed a program that excludes the most vulnerable. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/ndp-leader-singh-accuses-liberals-of-failing-to-support-canadians-living-with-disabilities-during-pandemic/ Related

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NDP Leader Singh Accuses Liberals Of Failing to Support Canadians Living with Disabilities During Pandemic – Accessibility News International

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Speaking on Newstalk 580 CFRA’s “The Goods with Dahlia Kurtz”, Singh said the Liberal government, in its effort to keep benefits such as the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) from being accessed by people who don’t need the help, designed a program that excludes the most vulnerable. “One of the things we found during this […]

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Accessibility News October 17,2020 Update – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/acnewsca AbleDocs is proud to support Accessibility News! With AbleDocs’ Document Accessibility Services, we are able to provide full content accessibility solutions that are unmatched by any other provider in the marketplace. We are the only organization that guarantees the compliance of every document we produce, and we back that […]

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Free Rides Offered to Winnipeg COVID-19 Test Sites, but Many Unaware of Service – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Scott McFadyen, director of development for Inclusion Winnipeg, says many people with intellectual disabilities face barriers to accessing transportation, and could benefit from a service like the one offered by the WRHA through Health Links. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/free-rides-offered-to-winnipeg-covid-19-test-sites-but-many-unaware-of-service/ Related

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Free Rides Offered to Winnipeg COVID-19 Test Sites, but Many Unaware of Service – Accessibility News International

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

Advocates for people with low incomes, disabilities say many could benefit from service if they knew about it Cameron MacLean, CBC NewsPosted: Oct 15, 2020 Getting to one of the six COVID-19 testing site in Winnipeg can be a daunting task for people without access to a vehicle. Anyone who is sick is told to […]

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Paperwork in the AODA

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

This article will explore how paperwork in the AODA may create barriers, and ways to remove them. Read more at https://aoda.ca/paperwork-in-the-aoda/

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Accessibility Compliance Deadline Postponed – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

The Mass Migration to Online Learning is Leaving Disabled Students Behind – Accessibility News International

In a notice to stakeholders, the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility announced it is extending the accessibility compliance reporting deadline under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) for businesses and non-profit organizations from December 31, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Meantime, the province says it is encouraging organizations to use this additional time […]

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