City Improving on Accessibility But More Can Be Done – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

While the City is taking several important steps in leading the way for greater accessibility and mobility in its business units, more effort is needed to apply the effort more evenly, explained City of Lethbridge Mobility/Accessibility Master Plan project lead Chris Witkowski. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/city-improving-on-accessibility-but-more-can-be-done/ Related

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City Improving on Accessibility But More Can Be Done – Accessibility News International

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

By Jensen, Randy on June 24, 2020.Tim KalinowskiLethbridge Heraldtkalinowski@lethbridgeherald.com While the City is taking several important steps in leading the way for greater accessibility and mobility in its business units, more effort is needed to apply the effort more evenly, explained City of Lethbridge Mobility/Accessibility Master Plan project lead Chris Witkowski. “Compared to where we […]

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Will Ottawa City Council Today Vote to Conduct a Deeply Troubling Experiment on Ottawa Residents and Visitors By Allowing Electric Scooters that Endanger People with Disabilities and Others? – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

On the eve of today’s Ottawa City Council vote on whether to allow electric scooters (e-scooters), in the nation’s capital, the AODA Alliance obtained information from the office of Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson that exposes new serious problems with Ottawa’s proposal. Today, Ottawa City Council will decide whether to allow uninsured, untrained, unlicensed, unhelmetted e-scooter […]

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Provincial Disability Coalition Urges Ottawa City Council to Reject Impending Proposal to Allow Electric Scooters that Endanger People with Disabilities and Others – 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 stunning affront to National AccessAbility Week, and while the COVID-19 crisis persists with no end in sight, Ottawa City Council’s Transportation Committee this week proposes to expose people with disabilities and others in Ottawa to proven dangers posed by allowing public use and rental of electric scooters (e-scooters). E-scooters will lead to personal […]

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City Urged to Think About People With Disabilities in CurbTO Plan to Create Space on Sidewalks – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

David Lepofsky, a disability rights advocate, says: ‘The real question that I would ask is: What are they doing to ensure that, in altering this part of the built environment, that the alteration will increase and not decrease accessibility?’ Read more athttps://aoda.ca/city-urged-to-think-about-people-with-disabilities-in-curbto-plan-to-create-space-on-sidewalks/ Related

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Weyburn city council issues apology for disability group home comments

The apology issued by Weyburn city council on Friday, March 15 for their comments on denying a group home for people with disabilities.

City council in Weyburn, Sask., has apologized to residents and other Canadians for using insensitive words after a controversial decision to reject a care home for people with disabilities. But the council isn’t saying whether it will reconsider the move. READ MORE: Weyburn councillor apologizes for ‘stigma’ remark surrounding group home A letter from the […]

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Montrealers with reduced mobility calling for better snow, ice removal on city sidewalks – Montreal

Montrealers with reduced mobility calling for better snow, ice removal on city sidewalks - Montreal

This winter has been downright dangerous for Montrealers with reduced mobility. For many, navigating the city’s slippery streets and sidewalks has been nothing short of a nightmare. Now, disability rights advocates are calling on the city to take more action to tackle the ice on its slippery sidewalks. “We don’t go out,” said Laurent Morissette […]

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City of Winnipeg pilot project could lift time limit on handicapped parking – Winnipeg

City of Winnipeg pilot project could lift time limit on handicapped parking - Winnipeg

The City of Winnipeg is looking at a new plan that would make downtown parking for people with disabilities a little easier. The Winnipeg Parking Authority has recommended a pilot project that would allow people with valid handicap parking permits to stay in certain on-street paid parking spaces beyond time restrictions. The Executive Police Committee (EPC) […]

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DDO residents call on city to lift tempo ban – Montreal

DDO residents call on city to lift tempo ban - Montreal

Dollard-des-Ormeaux resident Charlotte Gibson wants the city to lift its ban on temporary car shelters. She wants seniors, those with a disability and people suffering from a serious illness to be exempt from the city’s tempo restriction. Gibson lives with a disability, and although she has a company come and remove snow from her driveway, […]

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