News Release: Anniversary of Wynne Government Inaction

One Year After Promising A New Regulation for One-Third of a Million Ontario Students with Disabilities to Tear Down Disability Barriers in Schools, Colleges and Universities, Why Hasn’t Premier Wynne Appointed the Mandatory Advisory Committee to Recommend What that Regulation Should Include?

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE

Toronto Needs Wider, Unobstructed Sidewalks, Disability and Pedestrian Advocates Say

Toronto – CBC News

As she navigates Toronto’s sidewalks, Yin Brown finds herself dodging a dizzying array of obstacles.

“I smash into patio fences, trip over cafe chairs, get stuck in bicycle racks, walk into trees and even knock down seniors,” said the president of Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians.

Given those challenges, she said too many people like her have simply given up walking in the city.

Much Remains to Be Done When It Comes to Quality of Life and Safety

As International Day of Persons with Disabilities approaches, Hamilton’s Sarah Jama takes stock CBC News Posted: Nov 30, 2017

Sarah Jama says there is much to be done when it comes protect and provide quality of life for the city’s most vulnerable residents.

Sarah Jama is an outreach coordinator at the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion and a disability justice activist in Hamilton Ontario.

On the Eve of the International Day for People with Disabilities, will the Wynne Government Invest $125 Million In Another New Public University Building Whose Preliminary Design Has Serious Accessibility Problems?

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE
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December 1, 2017 Toronto: On the eve of the International Day for People with Disabilities (December 3), it looks like millions of provincial dollars are destined for another brand-new building with serious disability accessibility problems, in a preliminary design revealed two days ago. These problems are similar to some of those which the grassroots AODA Alliance made public a month ago in the Ryerson Student Learning Centre a YouTube video that has gone viral. It shocked many that a new public building could be designed with such accessibility problems.