The Government of Canada continues to take important and decisive action to ensure that all Canadians are supported during the COVID-19 pandemic.
There’s a lot Heather Morgan has figured out on her own to ensure her family’s well-being. She spends 10 to 30 hours a week as a caregiver for her Ontario-based family of four, helping manage their multiple disabilities in addition to looking after her own health.
Note: The below letter was authorized by Jim McEwen
Ontario Human Rights Commission:
In 2015 at age 60 I filed a complaint of age discrimination against the Ontario government over their decision to deny me more stroke treatment on the basis of age. My complaint was heard before the Human Rights TribunalOntario(HRTO) in 2016.
After my session of Mediation the Wynne Government still refused to eliminate these age discrimatory policies against young adult stroke survivors in Ontario.
It is interesting to note that the Wynne Government approved Motions and bills in the Ontario Legislature to eliminate these age discrimatory policies during its tenure and then refused to take action.
AccessiBe aims to make the internet fully accessible to the visually impaired by 2025-but activists say the company’s AI is making things worse.
Civic works committee votes against granting sidewalk exemptions on 8 London streets
After four hours of debate, London city council’s civic works committee voted on Monday to follow city policy and install sidewalks on a handful of residential streets despite strong opposition from residents.
Accessibility overlays are third-party web scripts that alter the user experience. Providers, which include AccessiBe, Userway, AudioEye, and EqualWeb, sometimes claim that installing their script will prevent lawsuits in the U.S. under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Fewer than 25% of the New York City subway’s 472 stations provide stair-free access, meaning the MTA excludes hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers with mobility disabilities each day from this vital system.
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Mobile clinics started Thursday, expected to continue
Jennifer La Grassa · CBC News · Posted: Mar 12, 2021
For the first time in Windsor-Essex, the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine was brought directly to people living in the community, and not just those in retirement or long-term care homes.
On Thursday, paramedics with Essex-Windsor EMS went door-to-door of a Windsor apartment building and asked seniors who were 80 and older if they’d like to get the first dose of the vaccine. In the first day, 44 people were given a shot.
This is the first known mobile vaccine clinic in the region to accommodate accessibility issues and give doses to some of the region’s most vulnerable.