We Publicly Post New Secret Ford Government Directions to Ontario Hospitals on How to Decide Who Lives and Who Dies if Life-Saving Critical Care Must Soon Be Triaged – Serious Human Rights Dangers for Ontarians with Disabilities – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Compounding this cruel reality, this secret document shows that some patients with disabilities now risk being de-prioritized in access to life-saving critical care that they will disproportionately need if Ontario hospitals, now near the breaking point, cannot provide life-saving critical medical care to all patients needing it.” Read more athttps://aoda.ca/we-publicly-post-new-secret-ford-government-directions-to-ontario-hospitals-on-how-to-decide-who-lives-and-who-dies-if-life-saving-critical-care-must-soon-be-triaged-serious-human-rights-dangers-for/ Related

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Already In ‘Crisis Mode’, Ontario Hospitals Have No Protocol for Who Gets Priority Treatment, Human Rights Advocates Say – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Doctors in Ontario could soon be forced to undergo the harrowing process their peers in Italy and New York experienced in the spring choosing who lives and dies when intensive care reaches its maximum capacity. That’s the question many fear as COVID-19 patients continue to pile into intensive care beds in Ontario. In Peel Region, […]

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Yesterday’s Roundtable on Critical Care Triage during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Hosted by the Ontario Human Rights Commission, Leads the AODA Alliance to Again Write Health Minister Christine Elliott to Raise Important New Issues – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Given the number of participants, we could only scratch the surface on this life-and-death issue during this two-hour roundtable. The painful fact that that day, Ontario had another record-breaking number of new COVID-19 infections made this discussion especially urgent and long-overdue. Read mroe athttps://aoda.ca/yesterdays-roundtable-on-critical-care-triage-during-the-covid-19-pandemic-hosted-by-the-ontario-human-rights-commission-leads-the-aoda-alliance-to-again-write-health-minister-christine-elliott-to/ Related

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What Did Disability Advocates Tell Canada’s Parliament 40 Years Ago This Fall to Help Win an Historic Amendment to the Charter of Rights to Protect Equality for People with Disabilities? – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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Let’s take a cool stroll down disability rights advocacy memory lane going back four decades! Today, we make public a real treasure from the history of the ongoing non-partisan campaign for full accessibility, full participation and full inclusion of people with disabilities in Canadian society! These events still resonate to this day. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/what-did-disability-advocates-tell-canadas-parliament-40-years-ago-this-fall-to-help-win-an-historic-amendment-to-the-charter-of-rights-to-protect-equality-for-people-with-disabilities/ […]

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BC Human Rights Tribunal Upholds Complaint That Victoria Bike Lanes Discriminate Against the Blind – Accessibility News International

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Adam ChanCTV News, November 13, 2020 VICTORIA — The BC Human Rights Tribunal says a complaint filed against the City of Victoria arguing that bike lanes that separate sidewalks from “floating bus stops” create unsafe conditions for blind pedestrians is justified. The dispute began in 2018, after the Canadian Federation of the Blind (CFB) submitted […]

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Ontario Human Rights Commission Issues Statement on Accessible Housing – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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While the COVID-19 pandemic has spotlighted the need for safe housing, Ontarians with disabilities have always lived with the harsh reality that their housing choices are extremely limited, chronically inaccessible and often substandard and unsafe. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/ontario-human-rights-commission-issues-statement-on-accessible-housing/ Related

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BC Human Rights Tribunal Upholds Complaint That Victoria Bike Lanes Discriminate Against the Blind – Accessibility News International

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Adam ChanCTV News, November 13, 2020 VICTORIA — The BC Human Rights Tribunal says a complaint filed against the City of Victoria arguing that bike lanes that separate sidewalks from “floating bus stops” create unsafe conditions for blind pedestrians is justified. The dispute began in 2018, after the Canadian Federation of the Blind (CFB) submitted […]

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BC Human Rights Tribunal Upholds Complaint That Victoria Bike Lanes Discriminate Against the Blind – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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

The dispute began in 2018, after the Canadian Federation of the Blind (CFB) submitted a complaint centred around the perceived dangers of crossing the bike lanes to access floating bus stops along Pandora Street, between Cook Street and Store Street, and on Wharf Street. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/bc-human-rights-tribunal-upholds-complaint-that-victoria-bike-lanes-discriminate-against-the-blind/ Related

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Ontario Human Rights Commission Corroborates that the Ford Government withdrew the Government’s Widely-Condemned Critical Medical Care Triage Protocol – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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But as COVID-19 Infections Sky-Rocket, the Government Continues to Conceal Its Plans for Critical Care Triage Read more athttps://aoda.ca/ontario-human-rights-commission-corroborates-that-the-ford-government-withdrew-the-governments-widely-condemned-critical-medical-care-triage-protocol/ Related

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Rights of woman who is deaf, blind breached by how student loan administered: Ontario court

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TORONTO — An Ontario court has ruled that the provincial and federal governments must operate their student loan program in a way that ensures those with disabilities who take longer to complete their studies are not saddled with more debt than their able-bodied peers. But Superior Court Justice Lorne Sossin says the Canada Student […]

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