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Sandra Pupatello is First Ontario Liberal Leadership Candidate to Make Commitments on Making Ontario Fully Accessible to Over 1.7 Million Ontarians With Disabilities

November 29 2012
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Sandra Pupatello is the first candidate for the leadership of the Ontario Liberal Party to make a commitment on making Ontario fully accessible to over 1.7 million Ontarians with disabilities. We set out below the text of her letter to us, which we have just received.


Restaurant Riles Stouffville Couple Denied Entry

Sandy Bolan | Nov 23, 2012 – 4:40 PM

Jim Brown, his wife Colette and two service dogs, Daisy (on his lap), a hearing alert dog and Shep, special skills dog were forced to leave the Bluenose Fish and Chips eatery in Markham. The owner later apologized. Staff photo/Steve Somerville ‘We made a big mistake’ restaurateur says


AODA: 2013 Compliance, Happy New Year!

By, Suzanne Cohen Share
November 21,2012

As of January 1, 2013 obligated organizations in Ontario have compliance requirements to meet in the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR) under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA).

Your obligations depend on whether you are:


  • 1. Ontario Government and Legislative Assembly
  • 2. Public organizations with 50+ employees
  • 3. Public organizations with 1-49 employees

Read AODA ALLIANCE’S Analysis of the November 2012 Final Report of the Andrew Pinto Human Rights Code Review

PINTO REPORT FINDS SUBSTANTIAL PROBLEMS WITH ONTARIO’S SYSTEM FOR ENFORCING ONTARIO’S HUMAN RIGHTS CODE, BUT WRONGLY PAPERS THESE OVER AND GIVES THE GOVERNMENT UNDESERVED POLITICAL COVER, BY ITS UNWARRANTED CONCLUSION THAT THE MCGUINTY GOVERNMENT’S 2006 PRIVATIZATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT IS A “QUALIFIED SUCCESS”

November 16, 2012
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Site Check: New Durham Region Transit Website Not Accessible Despite Claims

Geof Collis
November 16, 2012

Without any real Enforcement websites like Durham Region Transit can put up inaccessible websites with no repercussions, so much for an Accessible Ontario by 2025.

Read more at
http://enforcement.aoda.ca/site-check-new-durham-region-transit-website-not-accessible-despite-claims/

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