Well-known accessibility advocate and Richmond resident Rick Hansen has added his voice calling for establishing a federal disabilities act.
Despite their differing approaches, both Canada and the U.S. face challenges in keeping their promise to improve the economic wellbeing of their disabled citizens.
We are the only class of people who can legally be paid less than the federal minimum wage. This occurs primarily within institutions stating they have our best interest in mind, but which lack the expertise or desire to create real training and employment opportunities.
Before any 2024 Toronto Olympic Bid, Ontario Must Ensure It Doesn’t Repeat This Wasteful Mistake
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By Victor Schwartzman
How is this relevant? Big bugs remind me of politicians. Also, AODA is an access law which seemed when proclaimed like a great idea the Government was totally behind, but AODA woke up the next morning it was something no one in the Government respected. Or wanted to touch.
Tech firms such as Yahoo, Facebook, Dropbox and LinkedIn announced Thursday that they will develop standard language that lets applicants know that having accessibility knowledge is “preferred” to land a job.
As the PanAm Games draw to a close and Toronto prepares for the ParaPanAm Games to get underway, accessibility issues are leaving something to be desired for patrons with disabilities.
Guelph Transit is introducing a new automated next stop calling and display system, which is expected to make buses more accessible, and riders less likely to miss stops.