In the Legislature, the Ford Government Again Dodges Important Questions About its Failed Implementation of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

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Is the Second Time the Charm? AODA Alliance Chair David Lepofsky is Again Invited to Give Evidence at Airline Disability Barriers Hearings at the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport

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At Last Minute, House of Commons Standing Committee Cancels AODA Alliance Appearance to Give Evidence on Airline Disability Barriers Because His Mic was Unapproved, Even Though its IT Official Cleared it in a Test 2 Days Earlier

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Federal Government Must Dramatically Ramp Up Weak Regulation of Airlines to Stop Mistreatment of Passengers with Disabilities, Disability Advocate to Tell House of Commons Transportation Committee Today

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Federal Government Must Dramatically Ramp Up Weak Regulation of Airlines to Stop Mistreatment of Passengers with Disabilities, Disability Advocate to Tell House of Commons Transportation Committee Today February 15, 2024 Toronto: Today from 11 am to 12 noon EST, AODA Alliance Chair … Continue reading Federal Government Must Dramatically Ramp Up Weak Regulation of Airlines to Stop Mistreatment of Passengers with Disabilities, Disability Advocate to Tell House of Commons Transportation Committee Today

For the 3rd Time in Four Years, Toronto Accessibility Advisory Committee Tells the City of Toronto to Say No to Electric Scooters — Will Mayor Olivia Chow and City Council Listen?

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Vital Supports for Vulnerable Students with Disabilities Imperiled at Peel District School Board, But Parents Fight Back

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AODA Alliance to Present Today at Virtual Meeting of the City of Toronto’s Accessibility Advisory Committee to Oppose Allowing the Silent Menace of Electric Scooters that Endanger Vulnerable People with Disabilities, Seniors, and Others

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   AODA Alliance to Present Today at Virtual Meeting of the City of Toronto’s Accessibility Advisory Committee to Oppose Allowing the Silent Menace of Electric Scooters that Endanger Vulnerable People with Disabilities, Seniors, and Others   February 5, 2024 Toronto: Today starting … Continue reading AODA Alliance to Present Today at Virtual Meeting of the City of Toronto’s Accessibility Advisory Committee to Oppose Allowing the Silent Menace of Electric Scooters that Endanger Vulnerable People with Disabilities, Seniors, and Others

Hurry! Sign Up to Tell the Toronto Accessibility Advisory Committee THIS MONDAY to Strongly Oppose Toronto Allowing Electric Scooters That Endanger Vulnerable People with Disabilities, Seniors, and Others

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A Half Decade Ago Today, Former Lieutenant Governor David Onley Delivered the Blistering Final Report of His Government-Appointed Independent Review of Ontario’s Disabilities Act – We’re Still Waiting for the Ford Government to Implement It

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The Media Coverage on Accessibility Issues Just Keeps on Coming!

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Two Year Anniversary of Inaction – Ford Government Has Still Not Enacted Promised New Regulations to Tear Down the Many Barriers Hurting One Third of a Million Students with Disabilities in Ontario Schools, Two Years After Receiving a Landmark Report by Government-Appointed Experts Calling for Major Reform

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE   NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Two Year Anniversary of Inaction – Ford Government Has Still Not Enacted Promised New Regulations to Tear Down the Many Barriers Hurting One Third of a Million Students with Disabilities in Ontario Schools, Two Years After Receiving a Landmark Report … Continue reading Two Year Anniversary of Inaction – Ford Government Has Still Not Enacted Promised New Regulations to Tear Down the Many Barriers Hurting One Third of a Million Students with Disabilities in Ontario Schools, Two Years After Receiving a Landmark Report by Government-Appointed Experts Calling for Major Reform

People with Disabilities to Gather at Virtual Public Forum Tonight, Open to the Media, to Tell the City of Toronto How Electric Scooters Endanger Their Safety and Create New Accessibility Barriers

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE   NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   People with Disabilities to Gather at Virtual Public Forum Tonight, Open to the Media, to Tell the City of Toronto How Electric Scooters Endanger Their Safety and Create New Accessibility Barriers   January 24, 2024 Toronto: Tonight at 7 PM … Continue reading People with Disabilities to Gather at Virtual Public Forum Tonight, Open to the Media, to Tell the City of Toronto How Electric Scooters Endanger Their Safety and Create New Accessibility Barriers

Rich Donovan’s Interview with the Trillium Publication Blasts Ford Government’s Response to His Call for a Crisis Response to Ontario’s Disability Inaccessibility Crisis

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Sign Up to Attend an Important January 24, 2024 Virtual Public Forum to Give the City of Toronto Feedback on Whether to Legalize Electric Scooters and Other Micromobility Devices in Public Spaces

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Fourth Article in CBC Series on Ontario’s Inaccessibility Crisis Drills into the Changes 2.9 Million Ontarians with Disabilities Need the Ford Government to Make Now

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Third Report in CBC Series on Ontario’s Inaccessibility Crisis Reports How Cities Are Unjustifiably Falling Behind on Becoming Disability-Accessible

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Second in Series of CBC News Reports on Ontario’s Inaccessibility Crisis Addresses Ford Government’s Failure to Effectively Enforce the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

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With One Year Left Until The Disability Act’s Deadline for an Accessible Province, CBC Stations Across Ontario and a Toronto Star Editorial All Focus on the Inaccessibility Crisis Facing Ontarians with Disabilities

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