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In this Issue
*Please Send Us Your Feedback on the AODA Alliance’s Draft Brief to the Health Care Standards Development Committee on the Disability Barriers in Ontario’s Health Care System
*Attend CNIB’s July 27, 2021 Virtual Town Hall on Dangers that Electric Scooters Pose for People with Disabilities if London Ontario Allows Them
*Report: Nova Scotia Failing to Meet Its Commitment to De-Institutionalize People With Disabilities
*New Award-Winning App Helps the Visually Impaired Manage Their Wardrobe
*Supporting an ‘Active’ Recovery Means Improving the Accessibility of Outdoor Spaces
*Montreal Advocates Call for Better Accessibility
*Woman With Disabilities Wants Change to Province’s Household Income Policy
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Please Send Us Your Feedback on the AODA Alliance’s Draft Brief to the Health Care Standards Development Committee on the Disability Barriers in Ontario’s Health Care System
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Attend CNIB’s July 27, 2021 Virtual Town Hall on Dangers that Electric Scooters Pose for People with Disabilities if London Ontario Allows Them
and- Please Fill Out an Important Online Survey About Disability Barriers in Ontario’s Courts
Report: Nova Scotia Failing to Meet Its Commitment to De-Institutionalize People With Disabilities
A report issued yesterday by the Disability Rights Coalition says there remains “a mismatch” between government rhetoric on providing services to disabled adults and the frustrating reality faced by many families.
New Award-Winning App Helps the Visually Impaired Manage Their Wardrobe
Two Industrial Design students from Carleton University have won an Innovative Designs for Accessibility (IDeA) student competition award from Universities Canada.
Supporting an ‘Active’ Recovery Means Improving the Accessibility of Outdoor Spaces
The government’s investment in active transportation should benefit rural, accessible outdoor spaces
Montreal Advocates Call for Better Accessibility
Pontini pointed out that the problem of accessibility for people with reduced mobility in the city is nothing new and that for years they’ve been demanding improved access. According to her, more businesses and building owners could easily make the accommodations more effective by consulting experts – the people who need to services.
Woman With Disabilities Wants Change to Province’s Household Income Policy
Saint John resident Kaitlyn Layden has been advocating for the revision of Social Development’s household income policy for years. She says the policy forces her to choose between getting married and moving in with her fiance or having financial stability with the department’s support.
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