BC Transit is Using COVID Safety Precautions as An Excuse to Infringe the human Rights of Disabled People – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

I, an individual who requires a scooter for mobility, assured the driver that I was physically capable of securing myself without the driver’s assistance after the driver indicated that they were not comfortable securing my scooter due to the proximity and associated COVID 19 risks. The driver still refused to allow me to board the […]

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BC Transit is Using COVID Safety Precautions as An Excuse to Infringe the human Rights of Disabled People – Accessibility News International

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

By Lyle AttfieldJune 22, 2020 I was denied access to the bus identified above because the driver refused to let me board citing COVID 19 related safety concerns. I, an individual who requires a scooter for mobility, assured the driver that I was physically capable of securing myself without the driver’s assistance after the driver […]

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B.C. Advocate Says Proposed Federal COVID-19 Benefit For Canadians With Disabilities Leaves Many with Nothing – Accessibility News International

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

One-time $600 payment would only be paid to people who claim the federal disability tax credit CBC News · Posted: Jun 16, 2020 The federal government is considering a one-time emergency benefit for people with disabilities to help them cope with the added costs imposed by the pandemic, but a B.C.-based disability advocate says even […]

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B.C. Advocate Says Proposed Federal COVID-19 Benefit For Canadians With Disabilities Leaves Many with Nothing – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

The federal government is considering a one-time emergency benefit for people with disabilities to help them cope with the added costs imposed by the pandemic, but a B.C.-based disability advocate says even if the legislation does pass, it won’t go far enough. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/b-c-advocate-says-proposed-federal-covid-19-benefit-for-canadians-with-disabilities-leaves-many-with-nothing/ Related

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B.C. Woman With Disability Dies Alone in Hospital Due to COVID-19 Visitor Restrictions – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

The family of a B.C. woman with a disability is calling for an investigation after she died alone at the Peace Arch Hospital. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/b-c-woman-with-disability-dies-alone-in-hospital-due-to-covid-19-visitor-restrictions/ Related

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B.C. Woman With Disability Dies Alone in Hospital Due to COVID-19 Visitor Restrictions – Accessibility News International

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

By John HuaGlobal News, April 24, 2020 The family of a B.C. woman with a disability is calling for an investigation after she died alone at the Peace Arch Hospital. In life, Ariis Knight’s family says she defied limitations. The 40-year-old had cerebral palsy and was non-verbal, but found her own way to communicate with […]

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Proposed Canadian travel regulations for people with disabilities don’t go far enough, critics say – BC

Proposed Canadian travel regulations for people with disabilities don’t go far enough, critics say - BC

For people living with disabilities, travelling can be a challenge. The Canadian Transportation Agency and federal accessibility minister announced new proposed regulations that promise to be a game-changer for travellers with disabilities. The proposed regulations would affect communication, training, accessibility and service on large airlines, rail, ferries, buses and terminals. For example, terminals would be […]

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B.C. woman says trampoline park denied access to brother’s autism service dog

B.C. woman says trampoline park denied access to brother’s autism service dog

A Maple Ridge woman is speaking out after she claims a Langley adventure park refused access to her brother with autism’s service dog. Danica Dutt says because her 11-year-old brother Kai sometimes has outbursts and breakdowns, he needs to have his accredited service dog Rosie there to help calm him down. On Wednesday, she and […]

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