Speaking on Newstalk 580 CFRA’s “The Goods with Dahlia Kurtz”, Singh said the Liberal government, in its effort to keep benefits such as the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) from being accessed by people who don’t need the help, designed a program that excludes the most vulnerable.
Scott McFadyen, director of development for Inclusion Winnipeg, says many people with intellectual disabilities face barriers to accessing transportation, and could benefit from a service like the one offered by the WRHA through Health Links.
White Cane Safety Day takes place around the world on October 15th every year. The day raises awareness about how blind people travel and celebrates how they contribute to their communities.
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In a notice to stakeholders, the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility announced it is extending the accessibility compliance reporting deadline under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) for businesses and non-profit organizations from December 31, 2020 to June 30, 2021.
This article will explore how paperwork in the AODA may create barriers, and ways to remove them.
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A Monash University study has found that graphical information relating to the COVID-19 pandemic regularly presented in mainstream media is inaccessible to blind and low vision people (BLV).
When London’s accessibility committee showed up in council chambers two years ago with resignation letters in hand, politicians promised change. But accessibility issues still aren’t taken seriously, advocates say, leading a longtime chairperson to resign her post and file complaints alleging city hall violated Ontario’s accessibility law.