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In this Issue
*Please Let the Wynne Government Know If You Support the AODA Alliances Finalized Submission on the Governments Problematic Proposed Amendments to the 2007 Customer Service Accessibility Standard and the 2011 Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation
*Ontario Appoints New Chair to Lead Accessibility Advisory Council
*Master WordPress With This 3 in 1 Accessible Online Book!
*Lawsuit Challenges Discriminatory Charge For Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Service
*NECC Explores Accessibility at December Event
*Thousands of Ontario Businesses Missing Accessibility Deadlines
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Please Let the Wynne Government Know If You Support the AODA Alliances Finalized Submission on the Governments Problematic Proposed Amendments to the
2007 Customer Service Accessibility Standard and the 2011 Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation
Back on November 9, 2015, the Wynne Government posted for public comment a short summary of amendments that it proposes to make to the 2007 Customer Service Accessibility Standard and the 2011 Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation. On December 3, 2015, the AODA alliance sent the Government a detailed
submission on these proposed amendments. You can download the AODA Alliances December 3, 2015 submission on the Governments proposed amendments to the Customer Service Accessibility Standard and the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation by visiting http://www.aodaalliance.org/strong-effective-aoda/dec-3-2015-aoda-alliance-finalized-response-to-ont-gov-proposed-customer-service-and-IASR-amendments.docx
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Ontario Appoints New Chair to Lead Accessibility Advisory Council
Mr. Donovan is a globally renowned authority on disability and corporate profitability. He has helped provide clients and global governments with insights to frame disability as a global emerging market. He is also the publisher of The Global Economics of Disability Annual Report and his expertise on the scope and value of the disability market is sought by businesses, government and non-government organizations around the world.
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Lawsuit Challenges Discriminatory Charge For Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Service
A class action lawsuit filed today in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona alleges that Total Transit Inc. (TTI), doing business
as Discount Cab, violates federal and state law by charging wheelchair users a $10.00 fee per trip in addition to the standard fare because they require accessible taxis.
NECC Explores Accessibility at December Event
According to Preston, although we as a society are moving forward, we still live in a world that is disabled with system barriers and with many advocates, supporters and users still waiting for compliance on AODA guidelines.
Thousands of Ontario Businesses Missing Accessibility Deadlines
Toronto lawyer David Lepofsky said the government isnt using all its resources to crack down on companies that have flouted deadlines
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