AODA Alliance Writes the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to Identify Key Accessibility Priorities for that Ministry

Sign Up for AODA Alliance Updates by writing: aodafeedback@gmail.com Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org United for a Barrier-Free Ontario September 17, 2014 Summary On September 16, 2014, the AODA Alliance wrote the new Ontario Minister for Municipal Affairs and Housing, Ted McMeekin. In that letter, set out below, we identify key priorities on disability accessibility for … Continue reading AODA Alliance Writes the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing to Identify Key Accessibility Priorities for that Ministry

AODA Alliance Writes New Minister Responsible for Implementing and Enforcing the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act to Urge Priorities for Prompt Action

Sign Up for AODA Alliance Updates by writing: aodafeedback@gmail.com Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org United for a Barrier-Free Ontario August 14, 2014 Summary On August 14, 2014, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance wrote Mr. Brad Duguid, the new Ontario Minister for Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure. He is the new Ontario cabinet minister … Continue reading AODA Alliance Writes New Minister Responsible for Implementing and Enforcing the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act to Urge Priorities for Prompt Action

PLEASE TELL THE WYNNE GOVERNMENT IF YOU SUPPORT OUR NEW BRIEF ON PROPOSED ACCESSIBILITY REFORMS TO THE ONTARIO BUILDING CODE

If you don’t now receive our updates directly from us, sign up for AODA Alliance e-mail updates by writing to our new email address: aodafeedback@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter and get others to do so as well! Twitter.com/aodaalliance Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org UNITED FOR A BARRIER-FREE ONTARIO April 14, 2013 SUMMARY On March 25, 2013, the … Continue reading PLEASE TELL THE WYNNE GOVERNMENT IF YOU SUPPORT OUR NEW BRIEF ON PROPOSED ACCESSIBILITY REFORMS TO THE ONTARIO BUILDING CODE

Download the Ontario Government’s Fall 2012 Proposals for Reforming The Accessibility Provisions of the Ontario Building Code

If you don’t now receive our updates directly from us, sign up for AODA Alliance e-mail updates by writing to our new email address: aodafeedback@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter and get others to do so as well! Twitter.com/aodaalliance Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org UNITED FOR A BARRIER-FREE ONTARIO March 28, 2013 SUMMARY In the fall of 2012, … Continue reading Download the Ontario Government’s Fall 2012 Proposals for Reforming The Accessibility Provisions of the Ontario Building Code

Click here to find out how to download the AODA Alliance’s March 25, 2013 Brief to the Ontario Government on the Proposed Accessibility Reforms to the Ontario Building Code

If you don’t now receive our updates directly from us, sign up for AODA Alliance e-mail updates by writing to our new email address: aodafeedback@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter and get others to do so as well! Twitter.com/aodaalliance Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org UNITED FOR A BARRIER-FREE ONTARIO March 25, 2013 SUMMARY On March 25, 2013, the … Continue reading Click here to find out how to download the AODA Alliance’s March 25, 2013 Brief to the Ontario Government on the Proposed Accessibility Reforms to the Ontario Building Code

AODA ALLIANCE WRITES DR. ERIC HOSKINS, ONTARIO’S NEW MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING AND ENFORCING THE DISABILITIES ACT, TO URGE PROMPT AND DECISIVE ACTION

If you don’t now receive our updates directly from us, sign up for AODA Alliance e-mail updates by writing to our new email address: aodafeedback@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter and get others to do so as well! Twitter.com/aodaalliance Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org UNITED FOR A BARRIER-FREE ONTARIO February 27, 2013 SUMMARY On February 27, 2013, the … Continue reading AODA ALLIANCE WRITES DR. ERIC HOSKINS, ONTARIO’S NEW MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING AND ENFORCING THE DISABILITIES ACT, TO URGE PROMPT AND DECISIVE ACTION

ONTARIO GOVERNMENT ENACTS NEW ACCESSIBILITY REGULATION SETTING STANDARDS FOR ACCESSIBILITY OF PUBLIC SPACES – AND CONDUCTS PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON PROPOSED ACCESSIBILITY REFORMS TO THE ONTARIO BUILDING CODE

If you don’t now receive our updates directly from us, sign up for AODA Alliance e-mail updates by writing to our new email address: aodafeedback@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter and get others to do so as well! Twitter.com/aodaalliance Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org February 15, 2013 SUMMARY 1. New Public Spaces Accessibility Standard is Now the Law … Continue reading ONTARIO GOVERNMENT ENACTS NEW ACCESSIBILITY REGULATION SETTING STANDARDS FOR ACCESSIBILITY OF PUBLIC SPACES – AND CONDUCTS PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON PROPOSED ACCESSIBILITY REFORMS TO THE ONTARIO BUILDING CODE

LET THE MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT KNOW IF YOU SUPPORT THE AODA ALLIANCE’S OCTOBER 4 2012 FINAL BRIEF ON ITS DRAFT PUBLIC SPACES ACCESSIBILITY REGULATION –ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION SUPPORTS OUR CONCERNS ABOUT THAT DRAF REGULATION

If you don’t now receive our updates directly from us, sign up for AODA Alliance e-mail updates by writing to our new email address: aodafeedback@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter and get others to do so as well! Twitter.com/aodaalliance Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org UNITED FOR A BARRIER-FREE ONTARIO October 4, 2012 SUMMARY 1. Our Latest Effort in … Continue reading LET THE MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT KNOW IF YOU SUPPORT THE AODA ALLIANCE’S OCTOBER 4 2012 FINAL BRIEF ON ITS DRAFT PUBLIC SPACES ACCESSIBILITY REGULATION –ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION SUPPORTS OUR CONCERNS ABOUT THAT DRAF REGULATION

SEND US FEEDBACK ON OUR DRAFT BRIEF TO THE MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT ON ITS AUGUST 15, 2012 DRAFT ACCESSIBILITY REGULATION TO ADDRESS BARRIERS IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT OF PUBLIC SPACES

If you don’t now receive our updates directly from us, sign up for AODA Alliance e-mail updates by writing to our new email address: aodafeedback@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter and get others to do so as well! Twitter.com/aodaalliance Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org UNITED FOR A BARRIER-FREE ONTARIO September 20, 2012 SUMMARY We have just released a … Continue reading SEND US FEEDBACK ON OUR DRAFT BRIEF TO THE MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT ON ITS AUGUST 15, 2012 DRAFT ACCESSIBILITY REGULATION TO ADDRESS BARRIERS IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT OF PUBLIC SPACES

ATTEND THE TORONTO SEPTEMBER 18 2012 PUBLIC FORUM DISCUSSION BY PANEL OF EXPERTS ON MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT’S PROPOSED REGULATION TO ADDRESS BUILT ENVIRONMENT BARRIERS IN PUBLIC SPACES

If you don’t now receive our updates directly from us, sign up for AODA Alliance e-mail updates by writing to our new email address: aodafeedback@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter and get others to do so as well! Twitter.com/aodaalliance Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org UNITED FOR A BARRIER-FREE ONTARIO September 11, 2012 SUMMARY On August 15, 2012, the … Continue reading ATTEND THE TORONTO SEPTEMBER 18 2012 PUBLIC FORUM DISCUSSION BY PANEL OF EXPERTS ON MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT’S PROPOSED REGULATION TO ADDRESS BUILT ENVIRONMENT BARRIERS IN PUBLIC SPACES

MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT POSTS A DRAFT PARTIAL BUILT ENVIRONMENT ACCESSIBILITY STANDARD TO ADDRESS BARRIERS IN PUBLIC SPACES, NOT INSIDE BUILDINGS – SEND THE GOVERNMENT FEEDBACK BY OCTOBER 1, 2012- STILL NO WORD ON WHEN AN ACCESSIBILITY STANDARD IS COMING TO ADDRESS BARRIERS IN BUILDINGS

If you don’t now receive our updates directly from us, sign up for AODA Alliance e-mail updates by writing to our new email address: aodafeedback@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter and get others to do so as well! Twitter.com/aodaalliance Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org UNITED FOR A BARRIER-FREE ONTARIO August 16, 2012 SUMMARY Late on August 15, 2012, … Continue reading MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT POSTS A DRAFT PARTIAL BUILT ENVIRONMENT ACCESSIBILITY STANDARD TO ADDRESS BARRIERS IN PUBLIC SPACES, NOT INSIDE BUILDINGS – SEND THE GOVERNMENT FEEDBACK BY OCTOBER 1, 2012- STILL NO WORD ON WHEN AN ACCESSIBILITY STANDARD IS COMING TO ADDRESS BARRIERS IN BUILDINGS

AODA ALLIANCE PRESSES TWO CABINET MINISTERS ON PLANS TO FINALIZE THE OVERDUE BUILT ENVIRONMENT ACCESSIBILITY STANDARD THAT THE MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT LAST AUGUST PROMISED TO ENACT “PROMPTLY”

If you don’t now receive our updates directly from us, sign up for AODA Alliance e-mail updates by writing to our new email address: aodafeedback@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter and get others to do so as well! Twitter.com/aodaalliance Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org UNITED FOR A BARRIER-FREE ONTARIO June 4, 2012 SUMMARY The Accessibility for Ontarians with … Continue reading AODA ALLIANCE PRESSES TWO CABINET MINISTERS ON PLANS TO FINALIZE THE OVERDUE BUILT ENVIRONMENT ACCESSIBILITY STANDARD THAT THE MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT LAST AUGUST PROMISED TO ENACT “PROMPTLY”

WHAT PLANS DOES THE MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT HAVE FOR KEEPING ITS 2011 ELECTION ACCESSIBILITY PROMISES? SEVEN CABINET MINISTERS REPLY TO OUR INQUIRIES BUT GIVE VERY FEW SPECIFICS

If you don’t now receive our updates directly from us, sign up for AODA Alliance e-mail updates by writing to our new email address: aodafeedback@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter and get others to do so as well! Twitter.com/aodaalliance Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org UNITED FOR A BARRIER-FREE ONTARIO May 4, 2012 SUMMARY In the 2007 Ontario election, … Continue reading WHAT PLANS DOES THE MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT HAVE FOR KEEPING ITS 2011 ELECTION ACCESSIBILITY PROMISES? SEVEN CABINET MINISTERS REPLY TO OUR INQUIRIES BUT GIVE VERY FEW SPECIFICS

TO MARK INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, AODA ALLIANCE IDENTIFIES MAJOR ACTIONS NEEDED BY KEY ONTARIO CABINET MINISTERS TO ADVANCE ONTARIO TOWARDS FULL ACCESSIBILITY

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AODA ALLIANCE WRITES NEW MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE AODA TO LIST KEY ACCESSIBILITY PRIORITIES

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Comparison of the Major Parties’ 2011 Election Commitments on Disability Accessibility

Sign Up for AODA Alliance Updates by writing: aodafeedback@gmail.com Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org September 2, 2011 SUMMARY This is a list of the commitments we sought from Ontario’s major parties on disability accessibility, and their actual commitments, on an issue-by-issue basis. Our July 15, 2011 letter to the parties, seeking their commitments, can be found at: http://www.www.aodaalliance.org/whats-new/new2011/aoda-alliance-writes-three-political-parties-to-request-2011-election-commitments/ A … Continue reading Comparison of the Major Parties’ 2011 Election Commitments on Disability Accessibility

AODA ALLIANCE HOLDS QUEEN’S PARK NEWS CONFERENCE ON EVE OF ELECTION CAMPAIGN TO UNVEIL THE POLITICAL PARTIES’ PLATFORMS ON DISABILITY ACCESSIBILITY

Sign Up for AODA Alliance Updates by writing: aodafeedback@gmail.com Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org September 2, 2011 SUMMARY The AODA Alliance has received and made public election commitment letters from four major political parties, the Liberals, NDP, Conservatives, and Green Party. We set out links to each of these below, as well as to an issue-by-issue comparison of them. … Continue reading AODA ALLIANCE HOLDS QUEEN’S PARK NEWS CONFERENCE ON EVE OF ELECTION CAMPAIGN TO UNVEIL THE POLITICAL PARTIES’ PLATFORMS ON DISABILITY ACCESSIBILITY

AODA ALLIANCE WRITES THREE POLITICAL PARTIES TO REQUEST 2011 ELECTION COMMITMENTS

Sign Up for AODA Alliance Updates by writing: aodafeedback@gmail.com Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org July 19, 2011 SUMMARY We have just launched the next phase in our campaign for a fully-accessible Ontario. We will raise accessibility issues in the upcoming October 2011 provincial election. We also want to again try to ensure that this election is … Continue reading AODA ALLIANCE WRITES THREE POLITICAL PARTIES TO REQUEST 2011 ELECTION COMMITMENTS

WHEN WILL A BUILT ENVIRONMENT ACCESSIBILITY STANDARD BE ENACTED?

Sign Up for AODA Alliance Updates by writing: aodafeedback@gmail.com Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org July 08, 2011 SUMMARY Now that the Ontario government has enacted the Integrated Accessibility Regulation to address barriers in transportation, employment, and information and communication, our attention turns to the remaining unfinished accessibility standard that has been in the works to date. … Continue reading WHEN WILL A BUILT ENVIRONMENT ACCESSIBILITY STANDARD BE ENACTED?

MAJOR VICTORY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES – MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT ENSHRINES ACESSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN ITS NEW 10-YEAR INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN

Sign Up for AODA Alliance Updates by writing: aodafeedback@gmail.com Learn more at: www.www.aodaalliance.org July 04, 2011 SUMMARY On June 24, 2011, the McGuinty Government unveiled its 10-Year Infrastructure Plan for Ontario. It lays down the policies and principles that are supposed to govern any of the billions of dollars of infrastructure spending by the provincial … Continue reading MAJOR VICTORY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES – MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT ENSHRINES ACESSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN ITS NEW 10-YEAR INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN

McGuinty Government Posts Final Proposed Built Environment Accessibility Standard

September 2010 SUMMARY Here you can download the major documents that the McGuinty Government made public in early September, 2010, in connection with the final proposed Built Environment Accessibility Standard that was developed by the Built Environment Standards Development Committee. To download and read the final proposed Built Environment Accessibility Standard in MS Word format, … Continue reading McGuinty Government Posts Final Proposed Built Environment Accessibility Standard

McGuinty government releases initial proposed built environment accessibility standard for public comment

July 24, 2009 SUMMARY On July 14, 2009, the McGuinty Government made public the initial proposed Built Environment Accessibility Standard. This proposal was developed by the Built Environment Standards Development Committee. The Government appointed that Committee under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005. The public has until October 16, 2009 to send the … Continue reading McGuinty government releases initial proposed built environment accessibility standard for public comment