During Its Four Years in Power, Ford Government Made Ontario a More Dangerous Place for Vulnerable People with Disabilities

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ During Its Four Years in Power, Ford Government Made Ontario a More Dangerous Place for Vulnerable People with Disabilities April 18, 2022 Let’s size up the Ford Government’s four-year … Continue reading During Its Four Years in Power, Ford Government Made Ontario a More Dangerous Place for Vulnerable People with Disabilities

Watch TVO’s “The Agenda with Steve Paikin” Tonight at 8 or 11 PM for a Lively Discussion About the Disability Barriers in Ontario’s Health Care System that the Ford Government Has Created or Left in Place

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Watch TVO’s “The Agenda with Steve Paikin” Tonight at 8 or 11 PM for a Lively Discussion About the Disability Barriers in Ontario’s Health Care System that the Ford … Continue reading Watch TVO’s “The Agenda with Steve Paikin” Tonight at 8 or 11 PM for a Lively Discussion About the Disability Barriers in Ontario’s Health Care System that the Ford Government Has Created or Left in Place

Today is The Ford Government’s Troubling Three Year Anniversary of Inaction On the Onley Report, Which Had Urged Bold New Action on Accessibility for 2.6 Million Ontarians with Disabilities

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today is The Ford Government’s Troubling Three Year Anniversary of Inaction On the Onley Report, Which Had Urged Bold New Action on Accessibility for 2.6 Million Ontarians with Disabilities January 31, 2022 Toronto: Today is the three year anniversary of the day … Continue reading Today is The Ford Government’s Troubling Three Year Anniversary of Inaction On the Onley Report, Which Had Urged Bold New Action on Accessibility for 2.6 Million Ontarians with Disabilities

2022 Begins with A Blast of New Media Coverage on Different Disability Accessibility Issues

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One Year After Disability-Discriminatory Critical Care Triage Protocol was Secretly Sent to Ontario Hospitals, Disability Advocates Sound the Alarm About the Danger of Disability Discrimination in Access to Health Care as the Omicron Variant Rapidly Overloads Hospitals

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE One Year After Disability-Discriminatory Critical Care Triage Protocol was Secretly Sent to Ontario Hospitals, Disability Advocates Sound the Alarm About the Danger of Disability Discrimination in Access to Health Care as the Omicron Variant Rapidly Overloads Hospitals January 13, 2022 Toronto: As … Continue reading One Year After Disability-Discriminatory Critical Care Triage Protocol was Secretly Sent to Ontario Hospitals, Disability Advocates Sound the Alarm About the Danger of Disability Discrimination in Access to Health Care as the Omicron Variant Rapidly Overloads Hospitals

AODA Alliance’s Year-End Report on Our Advocacy Efforts in 2021

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ AODA Alliance’s Year-End Report on Our Advocacy Efforts This Year December 24, 2021 An exhausting year is reaching its conclusion. With this, our 100th AODA Alliance Update of the … Continue reading AODA Alliance’s Year-End Report on Our Advocacy Efforts in 2021

Omicron Surge Amplifies the Need for The Ford Government to Remove the Disability Discrimination From the Critical Care Triage Protocol in Ontario Hospitals – and — Correction to the December 20, 2021 News Release on Online Health Card Renewals

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Omicron Surge Amplifies the Need for The Ford Government to Remove the Disability Discrimination From the Critical Care Triage Protocol in Ontario Hospitals – and — Correction to the … Continue reading Omicron Surge Amplifies the Need for The Ford Government to Remove the Disability Discrimination From the Critical Care Triage Protocol in Ontario Hospitals – and — Correction to the December 20, 2021 News Release on Online Health Card Renewals

As Omicron Surges, Ford Government Flagrantly Discriminates Against Many Ontarians with Disabilities in Access to Health Care, by Requiring A Driver’s License to Renew Ontario Health Card Online

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As Omicron Surges, Ford Government Flagrantly Discriminates Against Many Ontarians with Disabilities in Access to Health Care, by Requiring A Driver’s License to Renew Ontario Health Card Online Toronto December 20, 2021: As COVID-19 surges, the Ford Government’s online process for renewing … Continue reading As Omicron Surges, Ford Government Flagrantly Discriminates Against Many Ontarians with Disabilities in Access to Health Care, by Requiring A Driver’s License to Renew Ontario Health Card Online

What election pledges has the AODA Alliance asked Ontario’s party leaders to make in the June 2022 provincial election on disability accessibility? Read the AODA Alliance’s November 22, 2021 letter to Ontario’s party leaders.

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ November 22, 2021 To: Hon. Premier Doug Ford, Premier Via Email: doug.ford@ontariopc.com Room 281, Legislative Building Queen’s Park Toronto, Ontario M7A 1A1 Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Official Opposition Via … Continue reading What election pledges has the AODA Alliance asked Ontario’s party leaders to make in the June 2022 provincial election on disability accessibility? Read the AODA Alliance’s November 22, 2021 letter to Ontario’s party leaders.

Due to Years of Government Foot-Dragging, Ontario Won’t Become Accessible to 2.6 Million People with Disabilities by 2025, Violating Disabilities Act

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Due to Years of Government Foot-Dragging, Ontario Won’t Become Accessible to 2.6 Million People with Disabilities by 2025, Violating Disabilities Act December 2, 2021 Toronto: Because of years of Ontario Government foot-dragging and broken promises, it is now impossible for the Government … Continue reading Due to Years of Government Foot-Dragging, Ontario Won’t Become Accessible to 2.6 Million People with Disabilities by 2025, Violating Disabilities Act

After the Federal Election, New Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Canada and a Pressing Need for the Media to Take a Hard Look at the Short Shrift It Too Often Gave Disability Issues

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ After the Federal Election, New Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Canada and a Pressing Need for the Media to Take a Hard Look at the Short Shrift It … Continue reading After the Federal Election, New Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Canada and a Pressing Need for the Media to Take a Hard Look at the Short Shrift It Too Often Gave Disability Issues

Ford Government Belatedly Extended to September 13, 2021 the Deadline for Sending Feedback on Recommendations to Remove Disability Barriers from Ontario’s Health Care System

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Ford Government Belatedly Extended to September 13, 2021 the Deadline for Sending Feedback on Recommendations to Remove Disability Barriers from Ontario’s Health Care System August 18, 2021         SUMMARY … Continue reading Ford Government Belatedly Extended to September 13, 2021 the Deadline for Sending Feedback on Recommendations to Remove Disability Barriers from Ontario’s Health Care System

Tell the Health Care Standards Development Committee If You Support the AODA Alliance’s Recommendations on What the Promised Health Care Accessibility Standard Should Include, Spelled Out in the AODA Alliance’s Finalized Brief

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Tell the Health Care Standards Development Committee If You Support the AODA Alliance’s Recommendations on What the Promised Health Care Accessibility Standard Should Include, Spelled Out in the AODA … Continue reading Tell the Health Care Standards Development Committee If You Support the AODA Alliance’s Recommendations on What the Promised Health Care Accessibility Standard Should Include, Spelled Out in the AODA Alliance’s Finalized Brief

Please Send Us Your Feedback on the AODA Alliance’s Draft Brief to the Health Care Standards Development Committee on the Disability Barriers in Ontario’s Health Care System

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Please Send Us Your Feedback on the AODA Alliance’s Draft Brief to the Health Care Standards Development Committee on the Disability Barriers in Ontario’s Health Care System July 23, … Continue reading Please Send Us Your Feedback on the AODA Alliance’s Draft Brief to the Health Care Standards Development Committee on the Disability Barriers in Ontario’s Health Care System

At the AODA Alliance’s Request, CTV Commendably Corrects an Inaccurate Online News Report About Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Plans

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ At the AODA Alliance’s Request, CTV Commendably Corrects an Inaccurate Online News Report About Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Plans June 8, 2021             SUMMARY Who watches the watchers? Once … Continue reading At the AODA Alliance’s Request, CTV Commendably Corrects an Inaccurate Online News Report About Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Plans

With CBC’s Strong Commitment to Diversity and Equity in Its Programming, Why Won’t Its Flagship National Radio Program “The Current” Cover Disability Discrimination Dangers in Critical Care Triage Plans During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ With CBC’s Strong Commitment to Diversity and Equity in Its Programming, Why Won’t Its Flagship National Radio Program “The Current” Cover Disability Discrimination Dangers in Critical Care Triage Plans … Continue reading With CBC’s Strong Commitment to Diversity and Equity in Its Programming, Why Won’t Its Flagship National Radio Program “The Current” Cover Disability Discrimination Dangers in Critical Care Triage Plans During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

In a Detailed Report Card Delivered During National AccessAbility Week, the Ford Government Gets a Blistering “F” Grade for Its Three Year Record Since Taking Office on Action to Make Ontario Accessible for 2.6 Million Ontarians with Disabilities

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In a Detailed Report Card Delivered During National AccessAbility Week, the Ford Government Gets a Blistering “F” Grade for Its Three Year Record Since Taking Office on Action to Make Ontario Accessible for 2.6 Million Ontarians with Disabilities May 31, 2021 Toronto: … Continue reading In a Detailed Report Card Delivered During National AccessAbility Week, the Ford Government Gets a Blistering “F” Grade for Its Three Year Record Since Taking Office on Action to Make Ontario Accessible for 2.6 Million Ontarians with Disabilities

Disability Rights Advocate Resorts to Freedom of Information Application to Unearth the Ford Government’s Secret Plans for Critical Care Triage if Overcrowded Hospitals Can’t Serve All Critically-Ill Patients

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Disability Rights Advocate Resorts to Freedom of Information Application to Unearth the Ford Government’s Secret Plans for Critical Care Triage if Overcrowded Hospitals Can’t Serve All Critically-Ill Patients May 20, 2021 Toronto: To Mark today, Global Accessibility Awareness Day, the AODA Alliance … Continue reading Disability Rights Advocate Resorts to Freedom of Information Application to Unearth the Ford Government’s Secret Plans for Critical Care Triage if Overcrowded Hospitals Can’t Serve All Critically-Ill Patients

Ontario is Not Out of the Woods When It Comes to the Danger of Disability Discrimination in Critical Care Triage

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Ontario is Not Out of the Woods When It Comes to the Danger of Disability Discrimination in Critical Care Triage May 19, 2021             SUMMARY It is very good … Continue reading Ontario is Not Out of the Woods When It Comes to the Danger of Disability Discrimination in Critical Care Triage

Send Us Your Feedback on the Initial or Draft Recommendations for What the Promised Health Care Accessibility Standard Should Include that Were Prepared by the Government-Appointed Health Care Standards Development Committee

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Send Us Your Feedback on the Initial or Draft Recommendations for What the Promised Health Care Accessibility Standard Should Include that Were Prepared by the Government-Appointed Health Care Standards … Continue reading Send Us Your Feedback on the Initial or Draft Recommendations for What the Promised Health Care Accessibility Standard Should Include that Were Prepared by the Government-Appointed Health Care Standards Development Committee

New Toronto Star Guest Column Blasts the Ford Government’s Critical Care Triage Plans and the Government’s Harmful Secrecy Surrounding Those Plans

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ New Toronto Star Guest Column Blasts the Ford Government’s Critical Care Triage Plans and the Government’s Harmful Secrecy Surrounding Those Plans May 7, 2021             SUMMARY Below is an … Continue reading New Toronto Star Guest Column Blasts the Ford Government’s Critical Care Triage Plans and the Government’s Harmful Secrecy Surrounding Those Plans

New Captioned Video Tells the Whole Disability Discrimination Story in Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Plan – and – More Media Reports Reveal More Cause for Worry

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ New Captioned Video Tells the Whole Disability Discrimination Story in Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Plan – and – More Media Reports Reveal More Cause for Worry May 6, 2021 … Continue reading New Captioned Video Tells the Whole Disability Discrimination Story in Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Plan – and – More Media Reports Reveal More Cause for Worry

In One Day, Advocacy Action on 3 Accessibility Fronts- Critical Care Triage, Electric Scooters and B.C. Disabilities Act

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ In One Day, Advocacy Action on 3 Accessibility Fronts– Critical Care Triage, Electric Scooters and B.C. Disabilities Act April 29, 2021             SUMMARY The grassroots volunteer campaign for accessibility … Continue reading In One Day, Advocacy Action on 3 Accessibility Fronts- Critical Care Triage, Electric Scooters and B.C. Disabilities Act

if Hospital Overloads Require Critical Care Triage, Will the Ford Government Agree to Tell the Public the Daily Numbers of Patients Refused Life-Saving Critical Care They Need?

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ if Hospital Overloads Require Critical Care Triage, Will the Ford Government Agree to Tell the Public the Daily Numbers of Patients Refused Life-Saving Critical Care They Need? April 27, … Continue reading if Hospital Overloads Require Critical Care Triage, Will the Ford Government Agree to Tell the Public the Daily Numbers of Patients Refused Life-Saving Critical Care They Need?

As The Ford Government Back-Pedals and Scrambles to Re-Invent Its Response to the COVID-19 Crisis, Will It Make Public and Fix Its Disability-Discriminatory Critical Care Triage Plans?

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ As The Ford Government Back-Pedals and Scrambles to Re-Invent Its Response to the COVID-19 Crisis, Will It Make Public and Fix Its Disability-Discriminatory Critical Care Triage Plans? April 22, … Continue reading As The Ford Government Back-Pedals and Scrambles to Re-Invent Its Response to the COVID-19 Crisis, Will It Make Public and Fix Its Disability-Discriminatory Critical Care Triage Plans?

National CBC News Covers Disability Discrimination Problems with Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Protocol — Protocol’s Defenders Make Transparently Bogus Arguments to Defend It

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ National CBC News Covers Disability Discrimination Problems with Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Protocol — Protocol’s Defenders Make Transparently Bogus Arguments to Defend It April 20, 2021             SUMMARY Over … Continue reading National CBC News Covers Disability Discrimination Problems with Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Protocol — Protocol’s Defenders Make Transparently Bogus Arguments to Defend It

Disability Groups Present 6 Steps for the Ford Government to Repair Disability-Discriminatory Critical Care Triage Protocol

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance ARCH Disability Law Centre   NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Six Bio-Ethicists on Ontario Government’s “Bioethics Table” Confirm Ongoing Concerns Raised by Disability Organizations regarding the Discriminatory and Secret Plans for the Triaging of Critical Care   April 19, 2021 – Serious objections that have been … Continue reading Disability Groups Present 6 Steps for the Ford Government to Repair Disability-Discriminatory Critical Care Triage Protocol

Register for April 20, 2021 Virtual Public Forum on Disability Concerns with Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Plans – Plan to Tell The Virtual April 28, 2021 Toronto Infrastructure and Environment Committee Meeting Not to Allow Electric Scooters

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Register for April 20, 2021 Virtual Public Forum on Disability Concerns with Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Plans – Plan to Tell The Virtual April 28, 2021 Toronto Infrastructure and … Continue reading Register for April 20, 2021 Virtual Public Forum on Disability Concerns with Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Plans – Plan to Tell The Virtual April 28, 2021 Toronto Infrastructure and Environment Committee Meeting Not to Allow Electric Scooters

As COVID-19 Infections Hit Record Highs and Hospital ICUs Reach the Brink, Six Bioethicists on The Ford Government’s Bioethics Table Release a Public Statement Revealing Major Concerns with Ontario’s Plans for Triage of Critical Care, that Echo Disability Community Objections

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As COVID-19 Infections Hit Record Highs and Hospital ICUs Reach the Brink, Six Bioethicists on The Ford Government’s Bioethics Table Release a Public Statement Revealing Major Concerns with Ontario’s Plans for Triage of Critical Care, that Echo Disability Community Objections April 15, … Continue reading As COVID-19 Infections Hit Record Highs and Hospital ICUs Reach the Brink, Six Bioethicists on The Ford Government’s Bioethics Table Release a Public Statement Revealing Major Concerns with Ontario’s Plans for Triage of Critical Care, that Echo Disability Community Objections

More Advocacy Action, More Media, and More Ford Government Secrecy on Ontario’s Disability-Discriminatory Plans for Critical Care Triage If Hospital ICUs Run Out of Space for All Patients Needing Life-Saving Care

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ More Advocacy Action, More Media, and More Ford Government Secrecy on Ontario’s Disability-Discriminatory Plans for Critical Care Triage If Hospital ICUs Run Out of Space for All Patients Needing … Continue reading More Advocacy Action, More Media, and More Ford Government Secrecy on Ontario’s Disability-Discriminatory Plans for Critical Care Triage If Hospital ICUs Run Out of Space for All Patients Needing Life-Saving Care

Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons Creates More Confusion for Doctors and Patients, and Doesn’t Answer Key Questions About Disability Discrimination in Ontario Critical Care Triage Protocol

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons Creates More Confusion for Doctors and Patients, and Doesn’t Answer Key Questions About Disability Discrimination in Ontario Critical Care Triage Protocol April 13, … Continue reading Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons Creates More Confusion for Doctors and Patients, and Doesn’t Answer Key Questions About Disability Discrimination in Ontario Critical Care Triage Protocol

Ontario Human Rights Commission Again Commendably Raises Human Rights Concerns with Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Plans, While the Ontario College of Physicians And surgeons Appears to Wrongly — Green Light Those Plans The AODA Alliance Responds!

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Ontario Human Rights Commission Again Commendably Raises Human Rights Concerns with Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Plans, While the Ontario College of Physicians And surgeons Appears to Wrongly — Green … Continue reading Ontario Human Rights Commission Again Commendably Raises Human Rights Concerns with Ontario’s Critical Care Triage Plans, While the Ontario College of Physicians And surgeons Appears to Wrongly — Green Light Those Plans The AODA Alliance Responds!

Danger of Disability Discrimination in Access to Life-Saving Critical Medical Care Grows as Overloaded Ontario Hospitals Near the Breaking Point

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Danger of Disability Discrimination in Access to Life-Saving Critical Medical Care Grows as Overloaded Ontario Hospitals Near the Breaking Point April 8, 2021 Toronto: The newest wave of COVID is overloading Ontario intensive care units, triggering yesterday’s new provincial lockdown. The day … Continue reading Danger of Disability Discrimination in Access to Life-Saving Critical Medical Care Grows as Overloaded Ontario Hospitals Near the Breaking Point

As the COVID-19 Pandemic Again Worsens, Here’s Additional Media Coverage of the Ford Government’s Unwarranted Secrecy Over Ontario’s Seriously Flawed Critical Care Triage Protocol and Plans

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ As the COVID-19 Pandemic Again Worsens, Here’s Additional Media Coverage of the Ford Government’s Unwarranted Secrecy Over Ontario’s Seriously Flawed Critical Care Triage Protocol and Plans April 1, 2021 … Continue reading As the COVID-19 Pandemic Again Worsens, Here’s Additional Media Coverage of the Ford Government’s Unwarranted Secrecy Over Ontario’s Seriously Flawed Critical Care Triage Protocol and Plans

Please Write to the City of Toronto to Support the AODA Alliance‘s New, Comprehensive Brief on Why Toronto Should Not Lift the Ban on Electric Scooters

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Please Write to the City of Toronto to Support the AODA Alliance‘s New, Comprehensive Brief on Why Toronto Should Not Lift the Ban on Electric Scooters March 30, 2021 … Continue reading Please Write to the City of Toronto to Support the AODA Alliance‘s New, Comprehensive Brief on Why Toronto Should Not Lift the Ban on Electric Scooters

One Year After the First Secret Ontario Critical Care Triage Protocol Was Sent to Ontario Hospitals, the Threat of Critical Care Discrimination Against Some Patients with Disabilities Remains A Live Worry

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ One Year After the First Secret Ontario Critical Care Triage Protocol Was Sent to Ontario Hospitals, the Threat of Critical Care Discrimination Against Some Patients with Disabilities Remains A … Continue reading One Year After the First Secret Ontario Critical Care Triage Protocol Was Sent to Ontario Hospitals, the Threat of Critical Care Discrimination Against Some Patients with Disabilities Remains A Live Worry

Ontario Human Rights Commission Echoes More Serious Concerns with the Ontario Critical Care Triage Plan – Will the Ford Government Start to Listen This Time?

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Ontario Human Rights Commission Echoes More Serious Concerns with the Ontario Critical Care Triage Plan – Will the Ford Government Start to Listen This Time? March 2, 2021             … Continue reading Ontario Human Rights Commission Echoes More Serious Concerns with the Ontario Critical Care Triage Plan – Will the Ford Government Start to Listen This Time?

New Report Reveals Frightening New Problems with the Ford Government’s Plans for Rationing Life-Saving Critical Medical Care if Hospitals get Overwhelmed by Another COVID-19 Surge

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Report Reveals Frightening New Problems with the Ford Government’s Plans for Rationing Life-Saving Critical Medical Care if Hospitals get Overwhelmed by Another COVID-19 Surge February 26, 2021 Toronto: There are frightening and indefensible new problems with the Ford Government’s plans for … Continue reading New Report Reveals Frightening New Problems with the Ford Government’s Plans for Rationing Life-Saving Critical Medical Care if Hospitals get Overwhelmed by Another COVID-19 Surge

Read the AODA Alliance’s February 25, 2021 Letter to Ontario Minister of Health Christine Elliott

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities   Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ February 25, 2021 To: The Hon. Christine Elliott, Minister of Health Via email: Christine.elliott@ontario.ca Ministry of Health 5th Floor 777 Bay St. Toronto, ON M7A 2J3 Dear Minister, Re: … Continue reading Read the AODA Alliance’s February 25, 2021 Letter to Ontario Minister of Health Christine Elliott

A Deeply Troubling Issue of Life and Death — An Independent Report on Ontario’s Seriously-Flawed Plans for Rationing or “Triage” of Critical Medical Care If COVID-19 Overwhelms Ontario Hospitals

A Deeply Troubling Issue of Life and Death An Independent Report on Ontario’s Seriously-Flawed Plans for Rationing or “Triage” of Critical Medical Care If COVID-19 Overwhelms Ontario Hospitals February 25, 2021  Part I Introduction This is an independent report on Ontario’s plans for how to ration or “triage” critical medical care, if the COVID-19 pandemic … Continue reading A Deeply Troubling Issue of Life and Death — An Independent Report on Ontario’s Seriously-Flawed Plans for Rationing or “Triage” of Critical Medical Care If COVID-19 Overwhelms Ontario Hospitals

If the Ford Government’s Cabinet Were to Pass an Order Letting Doctors Withdraw Critical Medical Care from a Patient Over the Patient’s Objection, It Would Be Recklessly Tap-Dancing in a Constitutional Minefield

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ If the Ford Government’s Cabinet Were to Pass an Order Letting Doctors Withdraw Critical Medical Care from a Patient Over the Patient’s Objection, It Would Be Recklessly Tap-Dancing in … Continue reading If the Ford Government’s Cabinet Were to Pass an Order Letting Doctors Withdraw Critical Medical Care from a Patient Over the Patient’s Objection, It Would Be Recklessly Tap-Dancing in a Constitutional Minefield

For over 2.6 Million Ontarians with Disabilities, Sunday January 31, 2021 Will Be The Ford Government’s Sad Two Year Anniversary of Inaction On Disability Accessibility

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ For over 2.6 Million Ontarians with Disabilities, Sunday January 31, 2021 Will Be The Ford Government’s Sad Two Year Anniversary of Inaction On Disability Accessibility January 29, 2021             … Continue reading For over 2.6 Million Ontarians with Disabilities, Sunday January 31, 2021 Will Be The Ford Government’s Sad Two Year Anniversary of Inaction On Disability Accessibility

The Ford Government’s January 13, 2021 Critical Care Triage Protocol Would Make Every Triage Doctor a Law Unto Themselves, Denying Due Process or Fair Procedure to Patients Whose Lives Are In Jeopardy

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ The Ford Government’s January 13, 2021 Critical Care Triage Protocol Would Make Every Triage Doctor a Law Unto Themselves, Denying Due Process or Fair Procedure to Patients Whose Lives … Continue reading The Ford Government’s January 13, 2021 Critical Care Triage Protocol Would Make Every Triage Doctor a Law Unto Themselves, Denying Due Process or Fair Procedure to Patients Whose Lives Are In Jeopardy

CBC Program Reveals Disturbing Fact that, Far From Objective Scientific Decisions, Ontario Critical Care Triage Could Involve Doctors Guesstimating and Improvising When Deciding Which Patients Should be Refused Life-Saving Critical Medical Care They Need – And Other News on The Triage Issue

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ CBC Program Reveals Disturbing Fact that, Far From Objective Scientific Decisions, Ontario Critical Care Triage Could Involve Doctors Guesstimating and Improvising When Deciding Which Patients Should be Refused Life-Saving … Continue reading CBC Program Reveals Disturbing Fact that, Far From Objective Scientific Decisions, Ontario Critical Care Triage Could Involve Doctors Guesstimating and Improvising When Deciding Which Patients Should be Refused Life-Saving Critical Medical Care They Need – And Other News on The Triage Issue

Even More Reason to Worry About Secret Ontario Plans Regarding Rationing or Triage of Life-Saving Critical Medical Care Is Revealed in Two Newspaper Articles and a Letter Secretly Sent to Ontario Hospitals

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Even More Reason to Worry About Secret Ontario Plans Regarding Rationing or Triage of Life-Saving Critical Medical Care Is Revealed in Two Newspaper Articles and a Letter Secretly Sent … Continue reading Even More Reason to Worry About Secret Ontario Plans Regarding Rationing or Triage of Life-Saving Critical Medical Care Is Revealed in Two Newspaper Articles and a Letter Secretly Sent to Ontario Hospitals

More Media Coverage of Danger that the Ford Government’s Critical Medical Care Triage Poses for Ontarians with disabilities, But the Government Claims Protocol Does Not Come From the Government – So Does The Government Believe It Comes From Some Rogue Group Issuing Directions to Ontario’s Hospitals?

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ More Media Coverage of Danger that the Ford Government’s Critical Medical Care Triage Poses for Ontarians with disabilities, But the Government Claims Protocol Does Not Come From the Government … Continue reading More Media Coverage of Danger that the Ford Government’s Critical Medical Care Triage Poses for Ontarians with disabilities, But the Government Claims Protocol Does Not Come From the Government – So Does The Government Believe It Comes From Some Rogue Group Issuing Directions to Ontario’s Hospitals?

We Publicly Post New Secret Ford Government Directions to Ontario Hospitals on How to Decide Who Lives and Who Dies if Life-Saving Critical Care Must Soon Be Triaged – Serious Human Rights Dangers for Ontarians with Disabilities

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE We Publicly Post New Secret Ford Government Directions to Ontario Hospitals on How to Decide Who Lives and Who Dies if Life-Saving Critical Care Must Soon Be Triaged – Serious Human Rights Dangers for Ontarians with Disabilities January 18, 2021 Toronto: The … Continue reading We Publicly Post New Secret Ford Government Directions to Ontario Hospitals on How to Decide Who Lives and Who Dies if Life-Saving Critical Care Must Soon Be Triaged – Serious Human Rights Dangers for Ontarians with Disabilities

Any Time, You Can Watch The Agenda with Steve Paikin’s Panel on Disability Discrimination Risks If Life-Saving Critical Medical Care Must Soon Be Rationed – and – Excellent Canadian Press Article on This Triage Issue

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Any Time, You Can Watch The Agenda with Steve Paikin’s Panel on Disability Discrimination Risks If Life-Saving Critical Medical Care Must Soon Be Rationed – and – Excellent Canadian … Continue reading Any Time, You Can Watch The Agenda with Steve Paikin’s Panel on Disability Discrimination Risks If Life-Saving Critical Medical Care Must Soon Be Rationed – and – Excellent Canadian Press Article on This Triage Issue

Watch TVO’s “The Agenda with Steve Paikin” Tonight at 8 or 11 PM for a Lively Panel on the Need to Protect Patients with Disabilities from Disability Discrimination if Life-Saving Critical Medical Care Must Be Rationed or Triaged Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Overloading Hospitals

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Watch TVO’s “The Agenda with Steve Paikin” Tonight at 8 or 11 PM for a Lively Panel on the Need to Protect Patients with Disabilities from Disability Discrimination if … Continue reading Watch TVO’s “The Agenda with Steve Paikin” Tonight at 8 or 11 PM for a Lively Panel on the Need to Protect Patients with Disabilities from Disability Discrimination if Life-Saving Critical Medical Care Must Be Rationed or Triaged Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Overloading Hospitals

Looking Back at the Stressful 2020 and Forward to the Hopeful 2021 – a Year-End Report to Our Many Grassroots Accessibility Supporters from the AODA Alliance

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Just-Revealed Previously Secret Recommendations for Rationing Critical Medical Care in Ontario that the Ford Government is Considering Are Frightening for People with Disabilities

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Just-Revealed Previously Secret Recommendations for Rationing Critical Medical Care in Ontario that the Ford Government is Considering Are Frightening for People with Disabilities December 21, 2020 Toronto: Could it soon be that if COVID-19 overwhelms Ontario hospitals, doctors could be told to … Continue reading Just-Revealed Previously Secret Recommendations for Rationing Critical Medical Care in Ontario that the Ford Government is Considering Are Frightening for People with Disabilities

Yesterday’s Roundtable on Critical Care Triage during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Hosted by the Ontario Human Rights Commission, Leads the AODA Alliance to Again Write Health Minister Christine Elliott to Raise Important New Issues

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Yesterday’s Roundtable on Critical Care Triage during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Hosted by the Ontario Human Rights Commission, Leads the AODA Alliance to Again Write Health Minister Christine Elliott to … Continue reading Yesterday’s Roundtable on Critical Care Triage during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Hosted by the Ontario Human Rights Commission, Leads the AODA Alliance to Again Write Health Minister Christine Elliott to Raise Important New Issues

The Ontario Bioethics Table’s Secret September 11, 2020 Recommendations on How to Ration or “Triage” Life-Saving Critical Medical Care if COVID-19 Cases Overload Ontario Hospitals are Finally Revealed, and Incorporate a Number of Disability Advocates’ Proposals – But We’re Not Out of the Triage Woods Yet!

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ The Ontario Bioethics Table’s Secret September 11, 2020 Recommendations on How to Ration or “Triage” Life-Saving Critical Medical Care if COVID-19 Cases Overload Ontario Hospitals are Finally Revealed, and … Continue reading The Ontario Bioethics Table’s Secret September 11, 2020 Recommendations on How to Ration or “Triage” Life-Saving Critical Medical Care if COVID-19 Cases Overload Ontario Hospitals are Finally Revealed, and Incorporate a Number of Disability Advocates’ Proposals – But We’re Not Out of the Triage Woods Yet!

Yesterday, Disability Concerns About the Risk of Disability Discrimination if Critical Medical Care Must be Rationed Was Raised In the Ontario Legislature, the Media and Premier Ford’s News Conference

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Yesterday, Disability Concerns About the Risk of Disability Discrimination if Critical Medical Care Must be Rationed Was Raised In the Ontario Legislature, the Media and Premier Ford’s News Conference … Continue reading Yesterday, Disability Concerns About the Risk of Disability Discrimination if Critical Medical Care Must be Rationed Was Raised In the Ontario Legislature, the Media and Premier Ford’s News Conference

On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 64 Organizations Call for Immediate Action to ensure all Patients including those with Disabilities will Not be Discriminated Against if COVID Surge Requires Rationing of Critical Medical Care

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance ARCH Disability Law Centre   NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 64 Organizations Call for Immediate Action to ensure all Patients including those with Disabilities will Not be Discriminated Against if COVID Surge Requires Rationing of Critical Medical Care December … Continue reading On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 64 Organizations Call for Immediate Action to ensure all Patients including those with Disabilities will Not be Discriminated Against if COVID Surge Requires Rationing of Critical Medical Care

Two New Captioned Online Videos Show Ongoing Risk of Disability Discrimination in Hospitals if the Skyrocketing COVID-19 Surge and Feared Overload of Hospitals Forces Rationing or “Triage” of Critical Care Beds, and Ford Government’s Protracted Secrecy on Its Plans if Triage is Needed

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Two New Captioned Online Videos Show Ongoing Risk of Disability Discrimination in Hospitals if the Skyrocketing COVID-19 Surge and Feared Overload of Hospitals Forces Rationing or “Triage” of Critical Care Beds, and Ford Government’s Protracted Secrecy on Its Plans if Triage is … Continue reading Two New Captioned Online Videos Show Ongoing Risk of Disability Discrimination in Hospitals if the Skyrocketing COVID-19 Surge and Feared Overload of Hospitals Forces Rationing or “Triage” of Critical Care Beds, and Ford Government’s Protracted Secrecy on Its Plans if Triage is Needed

Ontario Human Rights Commission Corroborates that the Ford Government withdrew the Government’s Widely-Condemned Critical Medical Care Triage Protocol – but as COVID-19 Infections Sky-Rocket, the Government Continues to Conceal Its Plans for Critical Care Triage

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Ontario Human Rights Commission Corroborates that the Ford Government withdrew the Government’s Widely-Condemned Critical Medical Care Triage Protocol – but as COVID-19 Infections Sky-Rocket, the Government Continues to Conceal … Continue reading Ontario Human Rights Commission Corroborates that the Ford Government withdrew the Government’s Widely-Condemned Critical Medical Care Triage Protocol – but as COVID-19 Infections Sky-Rocket, the Government Continues to Conceal Its Plans for Critical Care Triage

Ford Government Says it Rescinded its Widely-Condemned March 28, 2020 Protocol Directing Which Patients Will be Refused Life-Saving Critical Medical Care if the COVID-19 Surge Exceeds Hospital Capacity – But Won’t Now Reveal How It Will Fill that Vacuum

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ford Government Says it Rescinded its Widely-Condemned March 28, 2020 Protocol Directing Which Patients Will be Refused Life-Saving Critical Medical Care if the COVID-19 Surge Exceeds Hospital Capacity – But Won’t Now Reveal How It Will Fill that Vacuum November 9, 2020 … Continue reading Ford Government Says it Rescinded its Widely-Condemned March 28, 2020 Protocol Directing Which Patients Will be Refused Life-Saving Critical Medical Care if the COVID-19 Surge Exceeds Hospital Capacity – But Won’t Now Reveal How It Will Fill that Vacuum

Ford Government’s Own Bioethics Table Urges It to Cancel Its controversial March 28 Directions to Hospitals on Which Patients to Refuse Critical Medical Care if the COVID-19 Pandemic Overloads Hospitals, and to Make Public the Bioethics Table’s Recommended Replacement for Those Directions – But Will Doug Ford Listen?

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Ford Government’s Own Bioethics Table Urges It to Cancel Its controversial March 28 Directions to Hospitals on Which Patients to Refuse Critical Medical Care if the COVID-19  Pandemic Overloads … Continue reading Ford Government’s Own Bioethics Table Urges It to Cancel Its controversial March 28 Directions to Hospitals on Which Patients to Refuse Critical Medical Care if the COVID-19 Pandemic Overloads Hospitals, and to Make Public the Bioethics Table’s Recommended Replacement for Those Directions – But Will Doug Ford Listen?

Ford Government Refuses to Make Public Its Bioethics Table Report Recommending Which Seriously-Ill COVID-19 Patients Should Be Refused Critical Medical Care They Need if the Surge in COVID-19 Cases Exceeds Hospital Capacity

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ford Government Refuses to Make Public Its Bioethics Table Report Recommending Which Seriously-Ill COVID-19 Patients Should Be Refused Critical Medical Care They Need if the Surge in COVID-19 Cases Exceeds Hospital Capacity October 5, 2020 Toronto: The Doug Ford Government must now … Continue reading Ford Government Refuses to Make Public Its Bioethics Table Report Recommending Which Seriously-Ill COVID-19 Patients Should Be Refused Critical Medical Care They Need if the Surge in COVID-19 Cases Exceeds Hospital Capacity

Ontario NDP Presses the Ford Government to Lift the Veil of Secrecy on Key Documents Addressing How Life-and-Death Medical Triage Decisions Will be Made if the Second Wave of COVID-19 Exceeds Ontario Hospital Capacity

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Ontario NDP Presses the Ford Government to Lift the Veil of Secrecy on Key Documents Addressing How Life-and-Death Medical Triage Decisions Will be Made if the Second Wave of … Continue reading Ontario NDP Presses the Ford Government to Lift the Veil of Secrecy on Key Documents Addressing How Life-and-Death Medical Triage Decisions Will be Made if the Second Wave of COVID-19 Exceeds Ontario Hospital Capacity

What Is the Ford Government Doing to Ensure Patients with Disabilities Don’t Face Discrimination in Access to Life-Saving Critical care If the Surge in COVID-19 Cases Overloads Ontario’s Hospitals?

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ What Is the Ford Government Doing to Ensure Patients with Disabilities Don’t Face Discrimination in Access to Life-Saving Critical care If the Surge in COVID-19 Cases Overloads Ontario’s Hospitals? … Continue reading What Is the Ford Government Doing to Ensure Patients with Disabilities Don’t Face Discrimination in Access to Life-Saving Critical care If the Surge in COVID-19 Cases Overloads Ontario’s Hospitals?

ARCH Disability Law Centre Identifies Even More Problems with the Revised Draft Protocol for Deciding which COVID-19 Patients, Needing Critical Medical Care, Would Not Get That Care If there Is a Future Shortage of Critical Care Beds

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ ARCH Disability Law Centre Identifies Even More Problems with the Revised Draft Protocol for Deciding which COVID-19 Patients, Needing Critical Medical Care, Would Not Get That Care If there … Continue reading ARCH Disability Law Centre Identifies Even More Problems with the Revised Draft Protocol for Deciding which COVID-19 Patients, Needing Critical Medical Care, Would Not Get That Care If there Is a Future Shortage of Critical Care Beds

Ensuring that Patients with Disabilities Don’t Face Discrimination in Access to Critical Medical Care If There is a Second Wave of COVID-19 that Overwhelms Ontario Hospitals – A new Brief by the AODA Alliance Is Made Public Today

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ Ensuring that Patients with Disabilities Don’t Face Discrimination in Access to Critical Medical Care If There is a Second Wave of COVID-19 that Overwhelms Ontario Hospitals – A new … Continue reading Ensuring that Patients with Disabilities Don’t Face Discrimination in Access to Critical Medical Care If There is a Second Wave of COVID-19 that Overwhelms Ontario Hospitals – A new Brief by the AODA Alliance Is Made Public Today

AODA Alliance Endorses ARCH Disability Law Centre’s Brief that Shows in Even More Detail How the Ford Government’s Revised Draft Medical Triage Protocol, Now Undergoing Consultation, Would Discriminate Against COVID-19 Patients with Disabilities If There Were Not Enough Ventilators for All Patients Needing Them

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/  AODA Alliance Endorses ARCH Disability Law Centre’s Brief that Shows in Even More Detail How the Ford Government’s Revised Draft Medical Triage Protocol, Now Undergoing Consultation, Would Discriminate Against … Continue reading AODA Alliance Endorses ARCH Disability Law Centre’s Brief that Shows in Even More Detail How the Ford Government’s Revised Draft Medical Triage Protocol, Now Undergoing Consultation, Would Discriminate Against COVID-19 Patients with Disabilities If There Were Not Enough Ventilators for All Patients Needing Them

In A Second COVID-19 Wave, If There Aren’t Enough Ventilators for All Patients Needing Them, A new Draft Ontario Medical Triage Protocol Would Continue to Discriminate Against COVID-19Patients with Disabilities

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities Web: www.aodaalliance.org Email: aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance Facebook: www.facebook.com/aodaalliance/ In A Second COVID-19 Wave, If There Aren’t Enough Ventilators for All Patients Needing Them, A new Draft Ontario Medical Triage Protocol Would Continue to Discriminate Against COVID-19Patients with … Continue reading In A Second COVID-19 Wave, If There Aren’t Enough Ventilators for All Patients Needing Them, A new Draft Ontario Medical Triage Protocol Would Continue to Discriminate Against COVID-19Patients with Disabilities