Closure Motion

Vote on McGuinty Government’s Motion to Shut down Promised Public Hearings on Bill 107 Ontario Hansard November 21, 2006 The Acting Speaker: All those in favour, please rise one at a time and be recognized by the Clerk. Ayes Arthurs, Wayne Bentley, Christopher Berardinetti, Lorenzo Bradley, James J. Brownell, Jim Bryant, Michael Caplan, David Chambers, … Continue reading Closure Motion

Bill 107 Vote

Ontario Legislature’s Third Reading Vote on the Widely-criticized Bill 107 – Privatizing Enforcement of Human Rights in Ontario Ontario Legislature Tuesday, December 5, 2006 HUMAN RIGHTS CODE AMENDMENT ACT, 2006 / LOI DE 2006 MODIFIANT LE CODE DES DROITS DE LA PERSONNE Deferred vote on the motion for third reading of Bill 107, An Act … Continue reading Bill 107 Vote

What Will Happen To The 4,000 Discrimination Cases At The Ontario Human Rights Commission On June 30, 2008 When Bill 107 Goes Into Operation?

May 28, 2008 SUMMARY Under five weeks from now, on June 30, 2008, Bill 107 goes into operation. It privatizes enforcement of human rights in Ontario. On Day One, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario estimates that there will be 4,000 discrimination cases already in the works at the Ontario Human Rights Commission. What will … Continue reading What Will Happen To The 4,000 Discrimination Cases At The Ontario Human Rights Commission On June 30, 2008 When Bill 107 Goes Into Operation?

Toronto Transit Commission Ordered To Hold Public Forum On Meeting Needs Of Passengers With Disabilities – Upcoming May 20 TTC Forum A Good Model For All Ontario Transit Authorities To Follow

May 13, 2008 SUMMARY On May 20, 2008 at 7 p.m., the Toronto Transit Commission will hold a public forum to hear from members of the public on what needs to be done to make TTC services fully accessible to passengers with disabilities. We encourage you to attend. Tell others about this event. TTC was … Continue reading Toronto Transit Commission Ordered To Hold Public Forum On Meeting Needs Of Passengers With Disabilities – Upcoming May 20 TTC Forum A Good Model For All Ontario Transit Authorities To Follow

Toronto Star Guest Column Details Problems With Human Rights Tribunal’s Proposed New Rules For Discrimination Cases

May 8, 2008 SUMMARY A guest column by David Lepofsky appears in the May 8, 2008 Toronto Star. It details serious problems with the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal’s proposed new rules for handling discrimination cases after June 30, 2008. See the text of this column below. We encourage you to write the Toronto Star and … Continue reading Toronto Star Guest Column Details Problems With Human Rights Tribunal’s Proposed New Rules For Discrimination Cases

Human Rights Commission Releases Report On Transit Authorities’ Steps To Announce Bus Stops – Will The Human Rights Commission Take Prompt Action To Enforce The Law For The Minority Of Ontario Transit Authorities Who Are Foot-dragging About Obeying The Law?

May 6, 2008 SUMMARY On May 6, 2008, the Ontario Human Rights Commission released an important 24 page report that has significant implications regarding the McGuinty Government’s implementation of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. That report documents what Ontario public transit authorities have agreed to do to comply with the 2007 Ontario Human … Continue reading Human Rights Commission Releases Report On Transit Authorities’ Steps To Announce Bus Stops – Will The Human Rights Commission Take Prompt Action To Enforce The Law For The Minority Of Ontario Transit Authorities Who Are Foot-dragging About Obeying The Law?

Eight Weeks Before Bill 107 Goes Into Full Operation, Is The New Human Rights Enforcement System Ready For Day One?

May 2, 2008 June 30, 2008 is just around the corner. That’s when Bill 107 goes into full operation. On that date, discrimination victims will no longer be able to go to the Ontario Human Rights Commission to conduct a public investigation of their individual human rights complaints, and to publicly prosecute it where there’s … Continue reading Eight Weeks Before Bill 107 Goes Into Full Operation, Is The New Human Rights Enforcement System Ready For Day One?

Email The Human Rights Tribunal To Support The AODA Alliance Brief Regarding The Tribunal’s Proposed Rules Of Procedure

April 15, 2008 SUMMARY Please take a minute to send a short email to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, to support the AODA Alliance brief, which raises concerns about the Tribunal’s proposed new rules of procedure. If the Tribunal adopts these rules, any discrimination victim will have to obey them to present a discrimination case. … Continue reading Email The Human Rights Tribunal To Support The AODA Alliance Brief Regarding The Tribunal’s Proposed Rules Of Procedure

Human Rights Tribunal’s Proposed New Rules Would Erect Barriers Impeding Discrimination Victims From Access To Justice, and Give Tribunal Sweeping, Excessive Powers – Please Endorse Concerns Raised In The New AODA Alliance Brief

March 28, 2008 SUMMARY The AODA Alliance here makes public the brief it submitted to the Human Rights Tribunal. It addresses the Tribunal’s proposed new rules of procedure. These proposed rules spell out the hoops discrimination victims would have to get through after June 30, 2008 to present a discrimination complaint to the Human Rights … Continue reading Human Rights Tribunal’s Proposed New Rules Would Erect Barriers Impeding Discrimination Victims From Access To Justice, and Give Tribunal Sweeping, Excessive Powers – Please Endorse Concerns Raised In The New AODA Alliance Brief

Viewing The 2008 Ontario Budget Through A Disability Lens How Does It Look?

March 25, 2008 SUMMARY On March 25, 2008, Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan brought forward this year’s Ontario budget. What does it offer Ontarians with Disabilities? Beyond a 2% increase in social assistance, it provides little to address the distinctive needs of Ontarians with disabilities, including those pertaining to improving accessibility. The Budget provided a … Continue reading Viewing The 2008 Ontario Budget Through A Disability Lens How Does It Look?

Several Sarnia City Councillors Oppose Announcing All Bus Stops to Accommodate Vision Impaired Passengers

March 25, 2008 SUMMARY Over the past week the Sarnia Observer reported a shocking and ill-informed outcry by several members of the Sarnia City Council in opposition to taking simple steps to improve accessibility to public transit for persons with disabilities. In the series of articles set out below, strong opposition was voiced to providing … Continue reading Several Sarnia City Councillors Oppose Announcing All Bus Stops to Accommodate Vision Impaired Passengers

Human Rights Tribunal Refuses To Publicize Or Extend Its Consultation On Its Proposed New Rules Of Procedure For The General Public –But Gives The AODA Alliance A Special Extension

March 19, 2008 SUMMARY We earlier reported that the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario was holding a consultation on its important proposed new rules to govern the procedures for all human rights complaints in Ontario after June 30, 2008. Visit: http://www.www.aodaalliance.org/whats-new/newsub2011/human-rights-tribunal-consults-on-important-new-rules-for-enforcing-human-rights-but-who-even-knows-this-consultation-is-going-on/ We called on the Tribunal to properly publicize this consultation, which had until now … Continue reading Human Rights Tribunal Refuses To Publicize Or Extend Its Consultation On Its Proposed New Rules Of Procedure For The General Public –But Gives The AODA Alliance A Special Extension

Human Rights Tribunal Consults on Important New Rules for Enforcing Human Rights – But Who Even Knows This Consultation is Going On?

March 2, 2008 SUMMARY We heard through the grapevine that the Ontario Human Rights tribunal is now holding a consultation on its all-important new rules of procedure. These rules will govern all human rights complaints in Ontario after June 30, 2008. The public has until March 14, 2008 to send its input to the Tribunal. … Continue reading Human Rights Tribunal Consults on Important New Rules for Enforcing Human Rights – But Who Even Knows This Consultation is Going On?

McGuinty Government’s Fall 2007 Toronto Public Meeting on Human Rights Reform Reveals Serious Problems with Bill 107’s Implementation

February 6, 2008 SUMMARY In November 2007, the McGuinty Government held a series of public forums around Ontario concerning Bill 107’s implementation. Bill 107 is the widely-criticized law which will privatize human rights enforcement in Ontario. It will take away their right to a public investigation of discrimination complaints, and to a public prosecution of … Continue reading McGuinty Government’s Fall 2007 Toronto Public Meeting on Human Rights Reform Reveals Serious Problems with Bill 107’s Implementation

Ontario Government Consultant’s Study on Effectiveness of Standards Development Committees Misses Key Problems with Flawed Implementation of the AODA

February 2, 2008 SUMMARY Last year, the Ontario Government had a consultant investigate the effectiveness of the first two Standards Development Committees (SDCs) The SDCs’ work is central to the implementation of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. The internal report that this consultant prepared overlooks several serious problems with the work to date … Continue reading Ontario Government Consultant’s Study on Effectiveness of Standards Development Committees Misses Key Problems with Flawed Implementation of the AODA

Transportation Standards Development Committee’s Chair Agrees to Abide by McGuinty Government Election Pledge to Ensure Equal Representation of Disability Community when Developing Proposed Transportation Accessibility Standard

January 26, 2008 SUMMARY The Saturday, January 26, 2008 Toronto Star includes a column by Helen Henderson, set out below, on the McGuinty Government’s election promise to ensure that there is equal representation by representatives of persons with disabilities at the all-important Standards Development Committees that draft proposed accessibility standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians … Continue reading Transportation Standards Development Committee’s Chair Agrees to Abide by McGuinty Government Election Pledge to Ensure Equal Representation of Disability Community when Developing Proposed Transportation Accessibility Standard

Transportation Standards Development Committee Chair Urges McGuinty Government To Break Its Election Commitment To Ontarians With Disabilities – Signals Troubling Resistance To Strengthening The Weak Proposed Transit Accessibility Standard

January 8, 2008 SUMMARY On December 13, 2007, the chair of the Transportation Standards Development Committee, Mr. Al Cormier, wrote a very troubling letter to the McGuinty Government. He urged it to break an important recent election pledge to Ontarians with disabilities. (See text of that letter below.) By way of background, under the Accessibility … Continue reading Transportation Standards Development Committee Chair Urges McGuinty Government To Break Its Election Commitment To Ontarians With Disabilities – Signals Troubling Resistance To Strengthening The Weak Proposed Transit Accessibility Standard

Human Rights Tribunal Imposes Substantial Orders Against the Toronto Transit Commission to Make Transit Services More Accessible to Passengers with Vision Impairments – But What Will It Take to Get All Other Ontario Transit Providers to Obey the Human Rights Code?

December 12, 2007 On November 21, 2007, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal released an important decision in the case of Lepofsky v. TTC #2. The Tribunal had already ruled on July 26, 2007 that TTC violated the human rights of blind passengers by not having its bus and streetcar drivers announce all route stops. In … Continue reading Human Rights Tribunal Imposes Substantial Orders Against the Toronto Transit Commission to Make Transit Services More Accessible to Passengers with Vision Impairments – But What Will It Take to Get All Other Ontario Transit Providers to Obey the Human Rights Code?

McGuinty Government’s Throne Speech Commits to Implementing AODA

December 10, 2007 SUMMARY Under the heading “Opportunity for All,” the McGuinty Government’s first Throne Speech of its second term committed to work with all Ontarians, to implement the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. In the November 29, 2007 Throne speech, set out in full below, the Government committed: “Opportunity for all means opportunity … Continue reading McGuinty Government’s Throne Speech Commits to Implementing AODA

Further Details on Government’s Information Sessions on Bill 107’s Privatization of Human Rights Enforcement

November 7, 2007 SUMMARY Below we set out further information that the Ontario Government recently provided on its series of public information sessions on Bill 107’s privatization of human rights enforcement in Ontario. We encourage everyone to attend these sessions and to ask detailed questions about the as-yet unexplained plans for the controversial Bill 107’s … Continue reading Further Details on Government’s Information Sessions on Bill 107’s Privatization of Human Rights Enforcement

Some Serious Concerns about Human rights Tribunal’s Proposed New Interim Rules of Procedure

October 29, 2007 SUMMARY The widely criticized Bill 107 gives the Human Rights Tribunal sweeping power to make new rules of procedure for handling the many discrimination cases that will go directly to the Tribunal under Bill 107’s privatization of human rights enforcement. Last year the AODA Alliance raised serious concerns about this sweeping power. … Continue reading Some Serious Concerns about Human rights Tribunal’s Proposed New Interim Rules of Procedure

Attend and Raise Questions at Government’s November Public Meetings on Changes to Human Rights Enforcement

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ALLIANCE UPDATE PLAN TO ATTEND AND RAISE IMPORTANT QUESTIONS AT NOVEMBER PUBLIC FORUMS AROUND ONTARIO ON LIFE UNDER BILL 107’S PRIVATIZATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT IN ONTARIO October 24, 2007 SUMMARY On the verge of this fall’s election campaign, the Ontario Government announced that in November, there will be a … Continue reading Attend and Raise Questions at Government’s November Public Meetings on Changes to Human Rights Enforcement

Why Has The Ontario Government’s Development of Accessibility Standards Under The AODA Been So Ineffective So Far?

October 22, 2007 SUMMARY Here is an insight into why the Ontario Government’s work to date on developing accessibility standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act has been so ineffective until now at developing strong, effective accessibility standards. Back on August 30, 2007, an AODA Alliance delegation met with the two Ontario public … Continue reading Why Has The Ontario Government’s Development of Accessibility Standards Under The AODA Been So Ineffective So Far?

Bits and Pieces of News on the Accessibility Front, in the Aftermath of Last Week’s Ontario Election

October 17, 2007 SUMMARY Here are a few recent developments: * Come to the “Carole Riback Memorial Lecture” On Wednesday, November 7, 2007, from 2 to 4 pm, AODA Alliance’s David Lepofsky will be giving a talk on strategies on effective community organizing and advocacy, with lessons from the long campaign for Ontario disability accessibility … Continue reading Bits and Pieces of News on the Accessibility Front, in the Aftermath of Last Week’s Ontario Election

Ontario’s New Lieutenant Governor Challenges All Ontarians to take Strong, Effective Action to make Ontario Barrier-Free for People With Disabilities

October 16, 2007 SUMMARY When Ontario’s new Lieutenant Governor David Onley was sworn in on September 5, 2007, his inaugural speech laid down a powerful challenge to all Ontarians, including Ontario’s Government, to take strong, effective action to make Ontario a fully accessible province for over 1.5 Ontarians with disabilities. His speech will be very … Continue reading Ontario’s New Lieutenant Governor Challenges All Ontarians to take Strong, Effective Action to make Ontario Barrier-Free for People With Disabilities

Re-Elected Ontario Government Makes Important Election Commitments to Ontarians With Disabilities

October 10, 2007 SUMMARY Ontarians have elected the McGuinty Liberals to a second term in office as a majority government. This was the fourth Ontario general election when persons with disabilities and their supporters at the grass-roots raised important disability issues across Ontario during the campaign. We thank and congratulate all who helped with our … Continue reading Re-Elected Ontario Government Makes Important Election Commitments to Ontarians With Disabilities

AODA Alliance Writes Elections Ontario in Pursuit of Barrier-Free Election

October 4, 2007 SUMMARY * As part of the AODA Alliance’s campaign for fully accessible elections in Ontario, we have written to the Chief Elections Officer. See our October 1, 2007 letter below. All three major political parties have pledged in this election that they support the next Government of Ontario developing an action plan … Continue reading AODA Alliance Writes Elections Ontario in Pursuit of Barrier-Free Election

Please Read and Circulate The Toronto Star’s Guest Column on the Ontario Election’s Disability Accessibility Issues

October 3, 2007 SUMMARY Below you can read the October 3, 2007 Toronto Star’s guest column on the Ontario election’s disability accessibility issues. It was written by David Lepofsky, the AODA Alliance’s Human Rights Reform Representative. We encourage you to: * Send a letter to the Toronto Star editor, expressing your views on the issues … Continue reading Please Read and Circulate The Toronto Star’s Guest Column on the Ontario Election’s Disability Accessibility Issues

Update: One Day Left to Send the Ontario Government Your Feedback on Proposed Transportation Accessibility Standard – And Other News

September 27, 2007 SUMMARY Here are a few recent and important items: * We urge you to send the Ontario Government an email by the deadline tomorrow, Friday September 28, 2007, on the weak proposed transportation accessibility standard. If you don’t have much time, it would be great if you just send in a one-line … Continue reading Update: One Day Left to Send the Ontario Government Your Feedback on Proposed Transportation Accessibility Standard – And Other News

How You Can Help Raise Disability Accessibility Issues in This Election in 15 Minutes or Less!

September 23, 2007 SUMMARY If you’re really busy, and have little free time, you can still really help raise important disability accessibility issues in this Ontario election. Here are ways you can help that take less than 15 minutes! For each of these, you need to take a moment to download our short 1-page leaflet … Continue reading How You Can Help Raise Disability Accessibility Issues in This Election in 15 Minutes or Less!

How To Help Raise Disability Accessibility Issues in this Election – Read Our 2007 Election Action Kit

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE 2007 ELECTION ACTION KIT September 17, 2007 OUR GOALS IN THIS ELECTION Help make voters with disabilities count in the October 10, 2007 Ontario election. We have two important goals: 1. We want the positions the parties and their candidates take on disability issues, including disability accessibility issues, … Continue reading How To Help Raise Disability Accessibility Issues in this Election – Read Our 2007 Election Action Kit

What the Liberal Party Promises

September 14, 2007 Doreen Winkler, Ph.D., R.S.W. Acting Chair Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance 1828 Bayview Avenue Toronto, Ontario M4G 2E8 Dear Ms. Winkler: Thank you for writing to me and for giving me the opportunity to outline our government’s record and the Ontario Liberals’ future plans for ensuring accessibility in Ontario. And … Continue reading What the Liberal Party Promises

Point by Point Comparison of the Three Parties’ Commitments on this Election’s Disability Accessibility Issues

October 1, 2007 SUMMARY Here is an issue by issue comparison of what the three political parties have committed in this election campaign regarding the key disability accessibility issues. This is based on the letters which Dalton McGuinty, John Tory and Howard Hampton sent to the AODA Alliance, setting out their commitments to us. In … Continue reading Point by Point Comparison of the Three Parties’ Commitments on this Election’s Disability Accessibility Issues

See the Voting Record of your Local Candidates on One of This Election’s Disability Accessibility Issues

Democratic Accountability for Protecting Human Rights in Ontario In a democracy it is important that every elected politician be made accountable for how they vote on important issues. In the fall of 2006, the McGuinty Government passed Bill 107. The Conservatives and NDP voted against it. Bill 107 was widely criticized by many, including by … Continue reading See the Voting Record of your Local Candidates on One of This Election’s Disability Accessibility Issues

Liberal Party Writes AODA Alliance with Election Commitments Regarding Disability Accessibility

September 14, 2007 SUMMARY On September 14, 2007 we received a letter from Premier Dalton McGuinty. It sets out the Liberal Party’s 2007 election commitments regarding disability accessibility. This letter comes in response to the AODA Alliance’s August 24, 2007 letter to the three party leaders. We asked the three party leaders to each make … Continue reading Liberal Party Writes AODA Alliance with Election Commitments Regarding Disability Accessibility

McGuinty Government’s New Customer Service Accessibility Standard is Weak and Ineffective

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE UPDATE THE FIRST AND ONLY ACCESSIBILITY STANDARD ENACTED UNDER THE AODA IS A MAJOR LET-DOWN – CUSTOMER SERVICE ACCESSIBILITY STANDARD IS WEAK AND INEFFECTIVE September 12, 2007 SUMMARY The Ontario Government recently announced that it enacted the first and only standard under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities … Continue reading McGuinty Government’s New Customer Service Accessibility Standard is Weak and Ineffective

NDP and Conservatives Make Written Election Commitments to AODA Alliance – Unveiled at September 7, 2007 AODA Alliance Queen’s Park News Conference

September 7, 2007 SUMMARY The AODA Alliance held a news conference at Queen’s Park on Friday September 7, 2007. We made public the written election commitments we have just received from the New Democratic and Progressive Conservative parties. See below their letters to the AODA Alliance, shown in the order we received them. Subsequent to the news conference, we received … Continue reading NDP and Conservatives Make Written Election Commitments to AODA Alliance – Unveiled at September 7, 2007 AODA Alliance Queen’s Park News Conference

Human Rights Commission Slams McGuinty Government’s Weak Proposed Transportation Accessibility Standard for Falling Well Below Human Rights Code Requirements.

September 5, 2007 SUMMARY On the eve of the 2007 Ontario election, the Ontario Human Rights Commission issued a news release and a public submission to the McGuinty Government on its implementation of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). These slammed the proposed Transportation Accessibility Standard that the McGuinty Government has circulated for public comment, as weak, ineffective … Continue reading Human Rights Commission Slams McGuinty Government’s Weak Proposed Transportation Accessibility Standard for Falling Well Below Human Rights Code Requirements.

McGuinty Government Quietly Proclaims Bill 107 In Force On Election Campaign`s Eve, Before Solving Key Problems With Its Implementation — Human Rights Enforcement Weakened And Privatized

SEPTEMBER 4, 2007 SUMMARY In late August, on the eve of Ontario’s 2007 provincial election campaign, the McGuinty Government quietly proclaimed the date when its widely-criticized Bill 107 comes into force. Bill 107 will privatize and weaken the enforcement of human rights in Ontario. Unless the next Government prevents this, Bill 107 goes into force on June 30, 2008. The … Continue reading McGuinty Government Quietly Proclaims Bill 107 In Force On Election Campaign`s Eve, Before Solving Key Problems With Its Implementation — Human Rights Enforcement Weakened And Privatized

Ontario Government Extends Time for Giving Feedback on Weak Proposed Transportation Accessibility Standard as Community Criticism of that Proposed Standard Mounts

August 28, 2007 SUMMARY Let us update you on recent developments on the Ontario Government’s weak proposed Transportation Accessibility Standard. * Good news! The Ontario Government has announced that it is extending the time for the public to give feedback on the weak proposed Transportation Accessibility Standard to September 28, 2007. The AODA Alliance led … Continue reading Ontario Government Extends Time for Giving Feedback on Weak Proposed Transportation Accessibility Standard as Community Criticism of that Proposed Standard Mounts

Ontario Political Parties Asked to Make Election Commitments on Disability Accessibility

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE UPDATE AODA ALLIANCE SEEKS THREE ONTARIO PARTIES’ ELECTION COMMITMENTS ON DISABILITY ACCESSIBILITY ISSUES August 26, 2007 SUMMARY The Ontario election campaign is just around the corner. In the past three Ontario elections, Ontario’s disability community did a great job of raising disability issues, in a non-partisan way. We’re … Continue reading Ontario Political Parties Asked to Make Election Commitments on Disability Accessibility

Tell the Ontario Government If You Support The AODA Alliance’s Brief on the Proposed Transportation Accessibility Standard

August 13, 2007 SUMMARY There’s just 18 days left to let the Ontario Government know what you think of the proposed transportation accessibility standard that has been developed by the Transportation Standards Development Committee under the Accessibility for Ontarians with disabilities Act. It is very important that as many people as possible send the Government … Continue reading Tell the Ontario Government If You Support The AODA Alliance’s Brief on the Proposed Transportation Accessibility Standard

AODA Alliance Seeks your Feedback on Draft Submission on Government’s Proposed Transportation Accessibility Standard.

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE UPDATE AODA ALLIANCE SEEKS YOUR FEEDBACK ON THE ONTARIO GOVERNMENT’S PROPOSED TRANSPORTATION ACCESSIBILITY STANDARD August 7, 2007 SUMMARY The Ontario Government has invited public input by August 31, 2007 on the proposed new Transportation Accessibility Standard that it is considering enacting into law under the Accessibility for Ontarians … Continue reading AODA Alliance Seeks your Feedback on Draft Submission on Government’s Proposed Transportation Accessibility Standard.

AODA Alliance Seeks Your Input On Upcoming Ontario Election And On Proposed Transit Accessibility Standard

July 15, 2007 SUMMARY There are two important priorities for us to address over the next 2-4 months. Raising disability issues in the upcoming Ontario election First, it will be important to raise disability issues in this October’s Ontario general election . We welcome your suggestions on priorities. Email us with your feedback at: aodafeedback@rogers.com … Continue reading AODA Alliance Seeks Your Input On Upcoming Ontario Election And On Proposed Transit Accessibility Standard