Accessibility News (AcNews) The Premier Online Magazine for Disability Accessibility
Many issues of Disability and Accessibility are Universal throughout the World and AcNews will endeavour to bring them all together in this "Online Magazine" for easy referencing.
Neither Election Front-Runner, Trudeau or O’Toole, Ever Ended Up Answering the AODA Alliance’s Request for Disability Accessibility Election Pledges – And Other Last Minute Election News
Tomorrow is the final day to vote in the current federal election. Here is a last look at disability accessibility issues as they have been addressed in this election campaign.
Read more at
Accessibility News September 18,2021 Update
Follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/acnewsca
AbleDocs is proud to support Accessibility News!
With AbleDocs’ Document Accessibility Services, we are able to provide full content accessibility solutions that are unmatched by any other provider in the marketplace. We are the only organization that guarantees the compliance of every document we produce, and we back that compliance with a $10,000,000 liability policy.
CREATE | REMEDIATE | VALIDATE | EDUCATE
AbleDocs Inc. The Worldwide Leader in PDF Accessibility Products and Services https://www.abledocs.com
The AODA Clock is Ticking
There are 3 years, 15 weeks, 0 days until a fully Accessible Ontario! Will you be compliant?
In this Issue
On the Eve of the Federal Election, Tories Will Try to Answer the AODA Alliance Request for Federal Election Commitments
Liberals Say They’ll Enact At Least Some Accessibility Standard Within Four Years of the Accessible Canada Act’s Passage
Remote Work Made Life Easier for Employees With Disabilities. Advocates Say the Option Should Stay
The pandemic upended corporate culture as workers traded office buildings for their kitchen tables. For most, the change was largely a matter of convenience. But for many people with disabilities, it was transformative – getting to and from a workplace was the most arduous part of their day.
How Accessible is Voting for People With Disabilities?
For some people, voting isn’t as simple as showing up to the polls on election day and casting a ballot.
Disabled Inmate Was Forced to Sleep On Cell Floor for 3 Weeks, Lawsuit Alleges
Correctional Services Canada declines to comment but has said facility has ‘accessible options’ for bathing
Some Media Cover the Federal Election’s Disability Accessibility Issues and/or the Inaccessibility of Mail-In Ballots
As we have found in past elections, it is very hard to get the media to cover this election issue. This is so, even though major media outlets devote a great deal of time and space to election issues. Of course, the accessibility issue on which the AODA Alliance has concentrated is only one of several important disability issues in this election.
Blind Lawyer Says Lack of Accessible, Private Voting Options Violates Charter
David Lepofsky was not able to mark his choice independently on the mail-in ballot Elections Canada sent to him because he is blind.
Survey: Accessibility Challenges Persist as Hybrid and Online Learning Continues
With fully online or hybrid course formats still very much in play at colleges and universities around the world, accessibility issues remain a key challenge, according to a recent study.
For past articles visit our Monthly Archives.