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Who Will Pay for Province’s Generous Plan for Full Accessibility?

by Mike Beggs
Posted to site January 16, 2010

With the draft report finally in and before Minister of Community and Social Services Madeleine Meilleur, Toronto taxi industry leaders say the high standards of accessible service called for in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) must be supported by government funding.


Tips for Webmasters: Improve Your Websites’ Accessibility

By Geof Collis
Badeyes Design & Consulting
January 16, 2010

In anticipation of the upcoming Accessibility
for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
Information and Communications
Standard, I have put together some tips for Webmasters on how to make your website
accessible.

Read more at
http://www.badeyes.com/?p=18

Township Investigates Electronic Voting

Posted By DEANNA CLARK , STAFF WRITER
January 12, 2010

Elizabethtown- Kitley Township voters may get the chance to cast their votes electronically this coming election.

Council determined at its regular meeting Monday night to have township staff do costing on both telephone and Internet voting.

“This is a pure accessibility issue,” township administrator-clerk Yvonne Robert told council.


Accessibility Group Gets Small Pay Raise

Posted By BRIAN SHYPULA, Staff Reporter
PostedJanuary 9, 2010

Volunteers with the Perth County accessibility advisory committee will be paid more to attend meetings in 2010.

Perth County councillors approved paying the volunteers $97.71 a meeting — the standard council committee rate for meeting which last less than three hours — to a maximum of six meetings a year.


CBC Radio1 Ottawa Interviews Minister Meilleur on the Customer Care Standard

By Geof Collis
January 9, 2010

On December 31, 2009 CBC Radio1 Ottawa interviewed Minister Meilleur regarding the then soon to become Law Customer Care Standard. I was also interviewd after she spoke, you can listen to the interview or download it.


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