Disability Rights Advocate Launches Court Application Against the Ford Government for Violating the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

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He asks the Court to order Ontario’s Minister for Seniors and Accessibility to immediately post on line and otherwise make public the initial recommendations for measures needed to tear down barriers in Ontario’s education system plaguing students with disabilities and in Ontario’s health care system, impeding patients with disabilities, that the Minister received from three […]

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Disability Advocates to Present Today at Virtual Meeting of Toronto’s Infrastructure Committee to Oppose Allowing Electric Scooters

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Today starting at 9:30 am, the City of Toronto’s Infrastructure and Environment Committee will consider if the City should allow electric scooters (e-scooters) in Toronto. The AODA Alliance and other disability advocates are scheduled to make deputations to the Committee. The Committee meeting will be live-streamed at: http://www.youtube.com/torontocitycouncillive Read more athttps://aoda.ca/disability-advocates-to-present-today-at-virtual-meeting-of-torontos-infrastructure-committee-to-oppose-allowing-electric-scooters/ Related

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Register for April 20, 2021 Virtual Public Forum on Disability Concerns with Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Plans – Plan to Tell The Virtual April 28, 2021 Toronto Infrastructure and Environment Committee Meeting Not to Allow Electric Scooters

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Please save the date for these two important events that are fast approaching. For the first one, register now. For the second one, stay tuned for details on how to register to take part. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/register-for-april-20-2021-virtual-public-forum-on-disability-concerns-with-ontarios-critical-care-triage-plans-plan-to-tell-the-virtual-april-28-2021-toronto-infrastructure-and-environment-comm/ Related

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Solicitor General Brushes Off Disability Advocate Concerns About Triage Protocol

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Asked about concerns raised by disability advocates for months that the provincial triage guidelines discriminate against them, Ontario’s solicitor general got upset. “There is no triage protocol being used,” Sylvia Jones said, cutting off the question from QP Briefing. “I am very frustrated that you continue to suggest that there is a triage protocol in […]

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Accessibility Advocates Call for Constant Sound to Be Emitted By Ottawa e-Scooters in 2021 – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Electronic scooters, which could hit Ottawa streets in greater numbers this spring, are receiving a tough ride from accessibility advocates as councillors decide if rental companies should be allowed to operate again in 2021. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/accessibility-advocates-call-for-constant-sound-to-be-emitted-by-ottawa-e-scooters-in-2021/ Related

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