AODA Alliance Asks Federal Party Leaders For a New Bill to Strengthen the Accessible Canada Act

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance AODA Alliance Asks Federal Party Leaders For a New Bill to Strengthen the Accessible Canada Act November 18, 2019           SUMMARY We today kick off the next phase in our campaign for accessibility … Continue reading AODA Alliance Asks Federal Party Leaders For a New Bill to Strengthen the Accessible Canada Act

The British Columbia Government Commits to Provincial Accessibility Legislation and Seeks Public Input on A Proposed Framework for a BC Disabilities Act – Read the AODA Alliance’s Submission to the BC Government

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance The British Columbia Government Commits to Provincial Accessibility Legislation and Seeks Public Input on A Proposed Framework for a BC Disabilities Act – Read the AODA Alliance’s Submission to the BC Government October … Continue reading The British Columbia Government Commits to Provincial Accessibility Legislation and Seeks Public Input on A Proposed Framework for a BC Disabilities Act – Read the AODA Alliance’s Submission to the BC Government

We’re In the Media Two Days in a Row! A Globe and Mail Article on our January 30, 2019 Joint News Conference on School Principals Excluding Students from School and a Toronto Star Letter to the Editor from the AODA Alliance

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities www.aodaalliance.org  aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance We’re In the Media Two Days in a Row! A Globe and Mail Article on our January 30, 2019 Joint News Conference on School Principals Excluding Students from School and a Toronto Star … Continue reading We’re In the Media Two Days in a Row! A Globe and Mail Article on our January 30, 2019 Joint News Conference on School Principals Excluding Students from School and a Toronto Star Letter to the Editor from the AODA Alliance

News Release: Disability Advocates Call for Action Limiting When Principal Can Exclude Student from School

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE ONTARIO AUTISM COALITION NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Disability Advocates Call for Action Limiting When Principal Can Exclude Student from School January 30, 2019 Toronto: At a news conference in the Queen’s Park Media Studio today at 10:30 a.m., disability advocates will unite to demand that the … Continue reading News Release: Disability Advocates Call for Action Limiting When Principal Can Exclude Student from School

The Ford Government Continues Its Freeze on the Work to Remove Barriers in Ontario’s Education System Against Hundreds of Thousands of Students With Disabilities, While the Media Shines A Much-Needed Spotlight on One Troubling Barrier – The Sweeping Power of School Principals to Exclude a Student from School

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities www.aodaalliance.org  aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance The Ford Government Continues Its Freeze on the Work to Remove Barriers in Ontario’s Education System Against Hundreds of Thousands of Students With Disabilities, While the Media Shines A Much-Needed Spotlight on One … Continue reading The Ford Government Continues Its Freeze on the Work to Remove Barriers in Ontario’s Education System Against Hundreds of Thousands of Students With Disabilities, While the Media Shines A Much-Needed Spotlight on One Troubling Barrier – The Sweeping Power of School Principals to Exclude a Student from School

More Delays on the Road to an Accessible Ontario Health Care System– The Wynne Government Announces Unnecessary “Pre-Consultation on Health Care Accessibility Barriers, Before Appointing the Overdue Standards Development Committee to Consult on Barriers in Ontario’s Health Care System —

July 6, 2016 SUMMARY 1. At a Glance Yesterday the Wynne Government announced an unheard-of “pre-consultation” on what accessibility barriers the promised Health Care Accessibility Standard should address. It is holding a “pre-consultation” on this, before it appoints a mandatory Standards Development Committee to hold a consultation on this same topic. It is doing so … Continue reading More Delays on the Road to an Accessible Ontario Health Care System– The Wynne Government Announces Unnecessary “Pre-Consultation on Health Care Accessibility Barriers, Before Appointing the Overdue Standards Development Committee to Consult on Barriers in Ontario’s Health Care System —

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

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

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