Amy Amantea tuned in to the English-language federal leaders’ debate with modest hope there would be at least some discussion of issues relevant to disabled Canadians.
Liberals Promise Less Than the NDP Tories Greens, People’s Party and the Bloc Haven’t Answered the AODA Alliance’s Request for 11 Commitments
According to figures from the CDC, 26% of the United States population identifies with having a disability. That’s 61 million people who may need additional accommodations to enjoy a nice meal out. As a restauranteur, you hope to provide a great experience for everyone who patronizes your establishment. But then the question arises, how does one accomplish this?
Ten residents objected to including newer, wider sidewalks to accommodate wheelchairs on their section of Salisbury Avenue which is earmarked for major reconstruction arguing that it would take away from the character of the Dickson Hill Heritage District, which includes their street.
Governments need to ‘get with the program,’ fix building codes and laws, advocate says
Verna Marzo can’t open the doors to her Calgary condo building without help from her care worker, sister, or willing neighbours. The condo board has plans for new doors, but not for a push-button system.
And more reasons why electric scooters are bad for Ontario
It’s done, and it’s public! Below we set out our finished product, the AODA Alliance’s Proposed Framework for the Promised AODA Education Accessibility Standard. We are now submitting it to the K-12 Education Standards Development Committee of which AODA Alliance Chair David Lepofsky is a member.
LIFT Philanthropy Partners is pleased to announce our Request for Qualifications for a new initiative aimed at support for “creating communities, workplaces and services that enable everyone to participate fully in society without barriers.”
Victoria’s Chris Marks says improved accessibility would make life better for everyone not just people with disabilities.