AODA Alliance Asks Toronto Mayor John Tory to Stand up for People with Disabilities and to Stand up to Corporate Lobbyists for Electric Scooter Rental Companies who are Inundating City Hall – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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If he won’t just stop this now, we urge Mayor Tory to himself hold an open, accessible series of virtual town halls with people with disabilities in Toronto to hear our concerns about e-scooters. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/aoda-alliance-asks-toronto-mayor-john-tory-to-stand-up-for-people-with-disabilities-and-to-stand-up-to-corporate-lobbyists-for-electric-scooter-rental-companies-who-are-inundating-city-hall/ Related

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New Report Reveals Corporate Lobbyists Feeding Frenzy At City Hall to Pressure Toronto City Council to Lift Ban on Electric Scooters That Endanger People with Disabilities – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

Today, a new report by the non-partisan grassroots AODA Alliance pulls back the curtain to reveal the stunning behind-the-scenes high-price feeding frenzy of back-room pressure that corporate lobbyists for electric scooter (e-scooter) rental companies have flooded City Hall with for months. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/new-report-reveals-corporate-lobbyists-feeding-frenzy-at-city-hall-to-pressure-toronto-city-council-to-lift-ban-on-electric-scooters-that-endanger-people-with-disabilities/ Related

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London City Hall Accessibility Committee Chair Quits, Alleges Disability Law Violated – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

When London’s accessibility committee showed up in council chambers two years ago with resignation letters in hand, politicians promised change. But accessibility issues still aren’t taken seriously, advocates say, leading a longtime chairperson to resign her post and file complaints alleging city hall violated Ontario’s accessibility law. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/london-city-hall-accessibility-committee-chair-quits-alleges-disability-law-violated/ Related

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Accessibility Compliance Not Being Enforced Says City Councillor – Accessibility News International

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Mike Arsenault Video JournalistPublished Friday, August 14, 2020 WINNIPEG — Construction in Winnipeg can be a nuisance for many, but for people with mobility restrictions, it’s more than just inconvenient. As the city works to repair roads and sidewalks, some have noticed it appears accessibility compliance rules aren’t being followed. Allen Mankewich has to push […]

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Accessibility Compliance Not Being Enforced Says City Councillor – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

Construction in Winnipeg can be a nuisance for many, but for people with mobility restrictions, it’s more than just inconvenient. As the city works to repair roads and sidewalks, some have noticed it appears accessibility compliance rules aren’t being followed. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/accessibility-compliance-not-being-enforced-says-city-councillor/ Related

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An Interim Victory for Disability Advocates – Toronto City Council Directs City Staff to Investigate Dangers to People with Disabilities If Electric Scooters are Allowed – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

Yesterday disability advocates won an important interim victory in Toronto, Canada’s largest city, in the campaign to protect the public, including people with disabilities, from the proven dangers to public safety and disability accessibility that are posed by electric scooters (e-scooters). Read more athttps://aoda.ca/an-interim-victory-for-disability-advocates-toronto-city-council-directs-city-staff-to-investigate-dangers-to-people-with-disabilities-if-electric-scooters-are-allowed/ Related

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Tell Toronto City Council Not to Subject Canada’s Largest City to the Dangers, Personal Injuries and New Disability Barriers that Electric Scooters Cause – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

At its meeting on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, Toronto City Council has on its agenda the question whether to unleash electric scooters (e-scooters) on the people of Canada’s largest city. The AODA Alliance calls on Toronto’s Mayor John Tory and City Council to resoundingly reject e-scooters. They are a proven danger to the safety of […]

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The City of Toronto Infrastructure and Environment Committee – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Brief From: John RaeSubject: Opposition to the Introduction of E-Scooters on Toronto Streets My name is John Rae. I am totally blind, a long time human rights advocate, and a member of the Boards of three disability rights organizations, including the Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC). I live in downtown Toronto. I am […]

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With the COVID-19 Crisis Creating a Nightmare for Us All, Why Does the City of Toronto’s Infrastructure Committee Think It?s More Important to Meet to Discuss Allowing Electric Scooters in Toronto? – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

The COVID-19 crisis now is into its fourth month with no end in sight. We need our politicians and public servants working 100% on alleviating the horrible burdens that COVID-19 has inflicted on us all. Yet the politicians on the City of Toronto’s Infrastructure Committee think it is more important to now debate allowing electric […]

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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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