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AODA Alliance’s Advice on Accessibility Reaches All the Way to New Zealand
September 13, 2017
1. Come to TTC’s Annual Public Forum on Accessible Transit on September 19, 2017
Raise Public Transit Accessibility Barriers at the September 19, 2017 TTC Public Forum on Accessible Transit full article
By John Gibb
Tuesday Sept. 12, 2017
Canadian disability advocate David Lepofsky believes there is growing political backing to pass “accessibility” legislation in this country.
“Accessibility legislation can only help, if it’s done right,” Mr Lepofsky said in Dunedin recently.
New Zealand could adopt what he termed a “buffet” dining approach, by picking up aspects of Canadian accessibility legislation that had worked well, to improve access for people with disabilities to buildings, public transport, as well as information and services.
Disabled Accessibility Law Gathering Support full article
by John Bkila
September 8, 2017
Cheryl Cousens, 31, wants to move out of her family home, but cannot find accessible condos/apartments in Burlington. Some are wide enough for her to move around, but bathroom facilities, kitchens and laundry rooms are not built to be accessible to people with mobility issues.
At 31, Cheryl Cousens says she can’t have what many single adults take for granted their independence.
Burlington Woman in Wheelchair Calls Condo Hunting ‘An Unacceptable Nightmare’ full article