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In this Issue
*Advocates Say There Are Flaws in Most Accessible Parapan Am Games Ever Claim
*Toronto 2015 Pan/ParaPan Am Games Official Website Lacks Required Accessibility for People with Disabilities
*Election Campaign Coverage Begins!
*AODA Alliance Makes Public a Reality Check on the Wynne Governments August 4, 2015 News Release Re the Upcoming Toronto 2015 ParaPan American Games
*Wynne Boast is a Parapan Sham
*How Google Designs for the Blind
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Advocates Say There Are Flaws in Most Accessible Parapan Am Games Ever Claim
What weve achieved is the most accessible games ever put on, responded MPP Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure.
Toronto 2015 Pan/ParaPan Am Games Official Website Lacks Required Accessibility for People with Disabilities Flying in the Face of Wynne Governments Claim These Are the Most Accessible ParaPan American Games Ever
Wynne Government claims that these will be The Most Accessible Parapan Am Games Ever, the Toronto 2015 website inexcusably lacks full and proper accessibility for people with disabilities, such as people with vision loss.
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Election Campaign Coverage Begins!
By Victor Schwartzman
The Canadian federal election campaign has begun. To cover it, we invited the best people we could think of: Pollyanna and Franz Kafka.
Pollyanna: Golly gee everyone! A federal election! It will be one of the very longest ever! And every vote will count!
AODA Alliance Makes Public a Reality Check on the Wynne Governments August 4, 2015 News Release Re the Upcoming Toronto 2015 ParaPan American Games
Government Claims on Its Accessibility Accomplishments Are Overstated
In an August 4, 2015 news release (set out at the end of this Update), the Wynne Government claims that the upcoming Toronto 2015 ParaPan American Games
will be The Most Accessible Parapan Am Games Ever. This cries out for the following five-page reality check.
Wynne Boast is a Parapan Sham
Funny, eh, how Kathleen Wynne can make your kiddies learn about anal sex, force you to carpool with strangers, redistribute wealth willy-nilly and waste billions on boondoggles but she ignores citizens who actually need a break.
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How Google Designs for the Blind
Designing for accessibility is a smart investment, especially as an aging population begins to experience failing eyesight and hearing. According to the
World Health Organization, more than 1 billion people globally have some kind of disability.
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aMENU: Accessible Restaurant Menus.
They’re ParaPan Am Ready!
*The Eaton Chelsea Hotel Banquets & Events
*Museum Tavern Restaurant & Bar
*Wildfire Steakhouse & Wine Bar
*The Eaton Chelsea Hotel Market Garden + express|o
http://www.amenu.ca/the-eaton-chelsea-hotel-market-garden-expresso-coffee-bar/ *The Eaton Chelsea Hotel- Monarchs Pub
*The Eaton Chelsea Hotel- T|Bar
*The Eaton Chelsea Hotel Market Garden On The Go
*Frida Restaurant & Bar
*Quinns Steakhouse & Irish Bar
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