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Public Meeting on Metrolinx’s Accessibility Initiatives

You are invited to share your ideas with us on how Metrolinx and its operating divisions, GO Transit, PRESTO and Air Rail Link, can make it easier for people with disabilities to travel around our region.

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http://www.metrolinx.com/en/aboutus/accessibility/accessibility_meetings.aspx

McGuinty Government Proposes to Amend its 2011 Integrated Accessibility Regulation Without Following Important AODA Requirements for Amending Accessibility Standards

AODA ALLIANCE URGES MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT TO FULLY COMPLY WITH THE AODA AND HONOUR DISABILITY ACCESSIBILITY ELECTION PROMISES

August 29, 2012

SUMMARY

There are serious problems with how the McGuinty government is proposing to amend an important accessibility standard – an accessibility standard that took years to develop and was just enacted last year. What the Government proposes to do can undermine gains we made last year. It runs afoul of important guarantees for persons with disabilities in the AODA and in this Government’s earlier election commitments to us.


Will Ontario’s Two September 6 2012 By-Elections Be Fully Accessible to All Voters With Disabilities?

August 27, 2012

SUMMARY

Our non-partisan disability coalition continues to spearhead a campaign to make elections in Ontario fully accessible to voters with disabilities. Ontario’s two upcoming by-elections provide another chance to try to make progress on this effort. The grassroots campaign for fully accessible elections in Ontario was first launched over 13 years ago by our predecessor, the Ontarians with Disabilities Act Committee.


The McGuinty Watch: Make Sure McGuinty Doesn’t Get a Majority

If you are eligible to vote in the upcoming 2 Ontario By-Elections , we’ve compiled some relevant articles for you to view on how the McGuinty Government has dragged its feet on implementing the AODA so much so that we will not meet the 2025 deadline.


Please Raise Disability Accessibility Issues in Two September 6, 2012 Ontario By-Elections

August 24, 2012

SUMMARY

We urge everyone to do what you can to raise disability accessibility issues in the two upcoming Ontario by-elections. On Thursday, September 6, 2012 Ontario will be holding by-elections to fill vacancies in two seats in the Ontario Legislature. These are in the Kitchener-Waterloo riding, previously held by Conservative MPP Elizabeth Witmer, and the Vaughan riding, previously held by Liberal MPP Greg Sorbara.


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