By Geof Collis
In a recent article and Television Interview Blind Voter Lashes Out Over City’s Mail-In Ballots I had brought to light the discrimination shown by a Majority of City Council with regards to the voting process they adopted.
I decided to investigate further and wasn’t any happier with how Council chose Mail In Ballots.
Disabled Only Ones to Make Concessions in Kawartha Lakes Council’s Election “Compromise”. Read full article.
September 15, 2010
We are very eager for your feedback. The AODA Alliance has just prepared a draft brief to the Ontario Government. It offers our input on the Government’s
September 2, 2010 summary of its proposed integrated accessibility standard.
AODA Alliance Update: Send Us Feedback on Our Draft Brief on the Government’s Summary of Proposed Integrated Accessibility Standard. Read full article.
Posted to site September 15, 2010
A Law Reform Project of the Law Commission of Ontario
How do we make sure that the law takes into account the everyday lives of persons with disabilities? The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is working on a project to address this question.
Making the Law Work for Persons with Disabilities. Read full article.
By Glenn Kauth | Publication Date: Monday, 13 September 2010
With municipal elections set to take place across the province this fall, it’s a good time for discussions on the need to accommodate candidates with disabilities.
Barbara Hall, chief commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission, raised the issue recently in her annual report for 2009-10.
Accommodating Candidates With Disabilities. Read full article.
Posted to site September 10, 2010
The Final Proposed Accessible Built Environment Standard, as part of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, has now been posted on the Ministry of Community and Social Services’ website.
The final proposed standard was developed by an external Accessible Built Environment Standards Development Committee (ABE-SDC). This external committee included representatives from the disability community as well as the public and private sectors.
Posting of Final Proposed Accessible Built Environment Standard/Publication de la proposition finale de Norme d’accessibilité au milieu bâti. Read full article.