AODA Alliance 2023 Year-End Report to Our Many Supporters

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities Website: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aodaalliance   AODA Alliance 2023 Year-End Report to Our Many Supporters   December 22, 2023   Overview The AODA Alliance has been around since mid 2005. 2023 was as busy … Continue reading AODA Alliance 2023 Year-End Report to Our Many Supporters

As 2023 Comes to an End, What’s Happening with the Accessible Canada Act and the Canada Disability Benefit Act?

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities Website: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aodaalliance   As 2023 Comes to an End, What’s Happening with the Accessible Canada Act and the Canada Disability Benefit Act? December 21, 2023 SUMMARY   In an effort to … Continue reading As 2023 Comes to an End, What’s Happening with the Accessible Canada Act and the Canada Disability Benefit Act?

Ontario Accessibility Minister Raymond Cho Finally Writes AODA Alliance, But Tells Us Nothing New and Doesn’t Agree to Meet

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities Website: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aodaalliance   Ontario Accessibility Minister Raymond Cho Finally Breaks Months of Radio Silence and Writes the AODA Alliance, But Tells Us Nothing New and Does Not Agree to Meet December … Continue reading Ontario Accessibility Minister Raymond Cho Finally Writes AODA Alliance, But Tells Us Nothing New and Doesn’t Agree to Meet

More Great Media Coverage of the Toronto Bike Path that Endangers Pedestrians with Disabilities

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aodaalliance   More Great Media Coverage of the Toronto Bike Path that Endangers Pedestrians with Disabilities December 20, 2023 – City of Toronto Responses are Very Disturbing SUMMARY   Have you watched … Continue reading More Great Media Coverage of the Toronto Bike Path that Endangers Pedestrians with Disabilities

Good Media Coverage of the Rich Donovan Final Report

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aodaalliance   Good Media Coverage of the Rich Donovan Final Report   December 19, 2023 Summary   The Final Report of the 4th Independent Review of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities … Continue reading Good Media Coverage of the Rich Donovan Final Report

Download in MS Word format the June 6, 2023 Final Report of the 4th Government-appointed Independent Review of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, conducted by Rich Donovan, which the Ford Government made public on December 14, 2023

Download in MS Word format the June 6, 2023 Final Report of the 4th Government-appointed Independent Review of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, conducted by Rich Donovan, which the Ford Government made public on December 14, 2023

Ford Government Belatedly Makes Public Blistering Independent Review’s Final Report on Failed Government Implementation of Ontario’s Disabilities Act – Report Declares Disability Inaccessibility a “Crisis” Needing Urgent Action, Will Premier Ford Take Action?

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE   NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Ford Government Belatedly Makes Public Blistering Independent Review’s Final Report on Failed Government Implementation of Ontario’s Disabilities Act – Report Declares Disability Inaccessibility a “Crisis” Needing Urgent Action, Will Premier Ford Take Action?   December 18, 2023 Toronto: After improperly … Continue reading Ford Government Belatedly Makes Public Blistering Independent Review’s Final Report on Failed Government Implementation of Ontario’s Disabilities Act – Report Declares Disability Inaccessibility a “Crisis” Needing Urgent Action, Will Premier Ford Take Action?

Read the Most Thorough Investigative Journalism on Toronto’s Inexcusable Failure to Ensure All its Subway Stations are Accessible by 2025

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aodaalliance   Read the Most Thorough Investigative Journalism on Toronto’s Inexcusable Failure to Ensure All its Subway Stations are Accessible by 2025   December 14, 2023   SUMMARY   Our volunteer advocacy … Continue reading Read the Most Thorough Investigative Journalism on Toronto’s Inexcusable Failure to Ensure All its Subway Stations are Accessible by 2025

Ottawa Citizen Shines Public Spotlight on Sweeping Power of Every School Principal to Refuse to Admit a Student to School – Much-Needed Safeguards are Missing

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aodaalliance   Ottawa Citizen Shines Public Spotlight on Sweeping Power of Every School Principal to Refuse to Admit a Student to School – Much-Needed Safeguards are Missing   December 13, 2023   … Continue reading Ottawa Citizen Shines Public Spotlight on Sweeping Power of Every School Principal to Refuse to Admit a Student to School – Much-Needed Safeguards are Missing

Blistering Toronto Star Editorial Calls on Canada Transportation Agency to Crack Down on Airlines’ Poor Service to Passengers with Disabilities

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aodaalliance   Blistering Toronto Star Editorial Calls on Canada Transportation Agency to Crack Down on Airlines’ Poor Service to Passengers with Disabilities   December 12, 2023   SUMMARY   The Toronto Star’s … Continue reading Blistering Toronto Star Editorial Calls on Canada Transportation Agency to Crack Down on Airlines’ Poor Service to Passengers with Disabilities

Giving Bogus Reasons, Ford Government Rejects Disability Advocate’s Freedom of Information Application Seeking Final Report of Government-Appointed Independent Review of Disabilities Act – A Report Which The Disabilities Act Requires the Government to Make Public

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Giving Bogus Reasons, Ford Government Rejects Disability Advocate’s Freedom of Information Application Seeking Final Report of Government-Appointed Independent Review of Disabilities Act – A Report Which The Disabilities Act Requires the Government to Make Public   December 7, 2023 Toronto: Yesterday, … Continue reading Giving Bogus Reasons, Ford Government Rejects Disability Advocate’s Freedom of Information Application Seeking Final Report of Government-Appointed Independent Review of Disabilities Act – A Report Which The Disabilities Act Requires the Government to Make Public

Lime Canada’s Latest Corporate Lobbying Strategy to Proliferate Electric Scooters is to Try to Look Like They’re Partnering with the Very People with Disabilities whom Their Product Endangers

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aodaalliance   Lime Canada’s Latest Corporate Lobbying Strategy to Proliferate Electric Scooters is to Try to Look Like They’re Partnering with the Very People with Disabilities whom Their Product Endangers   December … Continue reading Lime Canada’s Latest Corporate Lobbying Strategy to Proliferate Electric Scooters is to Try to Look Like They’re Partnering with the Very People with Disabilities whom Their Product Endangers

On December 3, the International Day of People with Disabilities, Will the Ford Government Offer 2.9 Million Ontarians with Disabilities Bold Action or More Platitudes??

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   On December 3, the International Day of People with Disabilities, Will the Ford Government Offer 2.9 Million Ontarians with Disabilities Bold Action or More Platitudes??   December 3, 2023 Toronto: December 3rd is honoured around the world as the International Day … Continue reading On December 3, the International Day of People with Disabilities, Will the Ford Government Offer 2.9 Million Ontarians with Disabilities Bold Action or More Platitudes??

Bonnie Crombie Wins Ontario Liberal Party Leadership – Here’s What She Promised She’d do to Make Ontario Become Accessible to 2.9 Million Ontarians with Disabilities

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aodaalliance   Bonnie Crombie Wins Ontario Liberal Party Leadership – Here’s What She Promised She’d do to Make Ontario Become Accessible to 2.9 Million Ontarians with Disabilities   December 2, 2023   … Continue reading Bonnie Crombie Wins Ontario Liberal Party Leadership – Here’s What She Promised She’d do to Make Ontario Become Accessible to 2.9 Million Ontarians with Disabilities

Check Out this New Captioned Video Series on Tackling the Many Disability Barriers in Ontario’s Healthcare System

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/aodaalliance   Check Out this New Captioned Video Series on Tackling the Many Disability Barriers in Ontario’s Healthcare System   December 1, 2023 SUMMARY   Ontario is supposed to have a universal … Continue reading Check Out this New Captioned Video Series on Tackling the Many Disability Barriers in Ontario’s Healthcare System