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Wonderful Media Coverage of the AODA Alliance’s New Video on Serious Accessibility Problems at New and Recently-Renovated Toronto Area Public Transit Stations

Our Video Is Quickly Becoming a Key Part of Our Non-Partisan Accessibility Blitz During the 2018 Ontario Election Campaign

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Ontario for All People with Disabilities Twitter: @aodaalliance

May 17, 2018


How to Create Better Employee Experiences for Workers with Disabilities

By Simon Dermer
May 15, 2018

Companies that successfully attract and retain diverse talent have an edge we all know that.

Many studies have shown that it pays to have a varied workforce. For example, international management consulting firm McKinsey & Co.s January 2018 report Delivering Through Diversity, which is based on a study of more than 1,000 companies in 12 countries, concludes that the most diverse companies are likely to have above-average profitability.

Vaughan Subway Accessibility Denied With Elevator Out of Service 6 Months

‘This is par for the course for the TTC:’ local accessibility advocate: by Tim Kelly, Vaughan Citizen

Randy McNeil, who has used a wheelchair since he contracted MS just over a decade ago, is not happy that an elevator at the bus station across the street from Vaughan Metropolitan Subway Centre station is not accessible and hasn’t been since it opened. May 14, 2018 – Susie Kockerscheidt/Metroland

What Has Each Political Party Pledged to Do to Make Ontario Fully Accessible to 1.9 Million Ontarians with Disabilities by 2025? Major Disability Coalition Unveils and Analyzes the Parties’ Pledges

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance
News Release For Immediate Release

May 16, 2018 Toronto: With a province-wide live-streamed all-candidates’ debate between the parties on disability issues to take place tonight 6-8:30 pm at 55 Gould Street, Toronto, the non-partisan AODA Alliance here unveils the election pledges that Ontario’s major parties made to lead Ontario to become accessible to 1.9 million Ontarians with disabilities.

Grassroots Disability Coalition’s Powerful New Video Shows Serious Accessibility Problems at New and Recently Renovated Public Transit Stations in Toronto, , As the Future of Accessibility for 1.9 Million Ontarians with Disabilities Looms as an Ontario Election Issue


May 15, 2018 Toronto: As part of its effort to raise disability issues in the Ontario election, the AODA Alliance today makes public a striking new online video that reveals serious disability accessibility barriers in several new and recently renovated Toronto-area public transit stations, built with public money. This includes the six new TTC stations from Downsview Park to Vaughn Metropolitan Centre, the new Union-Pearson Express line’s Weston and Bloor stations, and the new Go Transit concourse at Union Station.