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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B.C. Human Rights Tribunal orders nanaimo strata to take action on barriers that trapped woman in condo – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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A Nanaimo woman who has fought for accessibility improvements that would allow her to go to and from her home without help has won her human rights complaint. Read more athttp://www.accessibilitynewsinternational.com/b-c-human-rights-tribunal-orders-nanaimo-strata-to-take-action-on-barriers-that-trapped-woman-in-condo/ Related

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B.C. Human Rights Tribunal orders nanaimo strata to take action on barriers that trapped woman in condo – Accessibility News International

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

Bethany LindsayCBC NewsPosted: Sep 17, 2020 A Nanaimo woman who has fought for accessibility improvements that would allow her to go to and from her home without help has won her human rights complaint. A Vancouver Island wheelchair user who has spent years asking her strata for changes to make it possible to go to […]

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Toronto Restaurant Discriminated Against Woman Who Uses Mobility Aids, Tribunal Rules – Accessibility News, your Online Magazine Devoted to Disability Accessibility.

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In a decision issued this week, the tribunal says Haily ButlerHenderson “experienced adverse treatment” when she was repeatedly refused access to a downstairs washroom at the Pentagram Bar and Grill on Aug. 19, 2016. Read more athttps://aoda.ca/toronto-restaurant-discriminated-against-woman-who-uses-mobility-aids-tribunal-rules/ Related

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Toronto restaurant discriminated against woman who uses mobility aids, tribunal rules – Toronto

Toronto restaurant discriminated against woman who uses mobility aids, tribunal rules - Toronto

TORONTO — A Toronto restaurant discriminated against a woman who uses mobility devices and “publicly humiliated” her by refusing to let her use its bathroom four years ago, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has ruled. In a decision issued this week, the tribunal says Haily Butler-Henderson “experienced adverse treatment” when she was repeatedly refused […]

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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.

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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

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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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‘I had become a burden’: Laval woman accused of killing her children testifies in court – Montreal

‘I had become a burden’: Laval woman accused of killing her children testifies in court - Montreal

A Quebec woman on trial for murder in the deaths of her two young daughters testified Tuesday that her children were the sole source of joy in her life. Adele Sorella took the stand in her defence, recounting to the jury how her life took a turn following surgery to remove a brain tumour, which […]

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