Asked about concerns raised by disability advocates for months that the provincial triage guidelines discriminate against them, Ontario’s solicitor general got upset.
“There is no triage protocol being used,” Sylvia Jones said, cutting off the question from QP Briefing. “I am very frustrated that you continue to suggest that there is a triage protocol in place in the province of Ontario in our hospitals. Talk to the hospital CEOs, talk to the minister of health. It is not accurate.”
Solicitor General Brushes Off Disability Advocate Concerns About Triage Protocol. Read full article.
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities
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April 21, 2021
Today we report on two important developments in our campaign to keep electric scooters banned in Toronto.
1. Sign Up to Speak to the Toronto Infrastructure and Environment Committee about E-scooters on April 28, 2021
Great News! New Toronto City Staff Report Recommends that Toronto Not Allow Electric Scooters – Sign Up to Tell Toronto’s Infrastructure Committee’s April 28, 2021 Virtual Meeting To Say No To E-Scooters. Read full article.
Under the Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code), employers, landlords, and service providers must accommodate people with disabilities. In other words, organizations have a duty to make changes in order to meet the needs of workers, tenants, customers, or clients with disabilities. In this article, we will explore the right to accommodation in services. Accommodation in the delivery of goods, services, and facilities ensures that people with disabilities can benefit from the same services that people without disabilities have access to.
The Right to Accommodation in Services. Read full article.