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The AODA Clock is Ticking
There are 3 years, 31 weeks, 0 days until a fully Accessible Ontario! Will you be compliant?
In this Issue
*Save-On-Foods Apologizes to B.C. Man After Accessibility Features Removed From Shopping App
*What’s Wrong With Quick-Fix Products For Digital Accessibility?
*Will BC’s Landmark New Legislation Adequately Address Disability Rights?
*KKR Makes $55 Million Investment in eSSENTIAL Accessibility
*Microsoft Takes Aim At The ‘Disability Divide’
*Corporate Canada, It’s Time to Look Beyond Ramps and Elevators
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Save-On-Foods Apologizes to B.C. Man After Accessibility Features Removed From Shopping App
Many people are relying on online shopping during the pandemic. A convenient and safe way to get groceries. For blind and visually impaired consumers it’s even more critical.
What’s Wrong With Quick-Fix Products For Digital Accessibility?
Let’s get straight to the point: There’s no quick fix for making your digital experiences accessible. That’s true even if your approach to accessibility is narrowly focused on being compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and the laws in your region of the world.
Will BC’s Landmark New Legislation Adequately Address Disability Rights?
MLA Stephanie Cadieux has mixed feelings about a British Columbia government bill aimed at improving accessibility for people with disabilities.
“It’s a much-needed start, and I’m happy about that,” she said. “I’m disappointed that it doesn’t go deeper faster.”
KKR Makes $55 Million Investment in eSSENTIAL Accessibility
Leading Digital Accessibility Platform drives Greater Inclusion of People with Disabilities
Microsoft Takes Aim At The ‘Disability Divide’
Technology-giant Microsoft is promising big steps in the coming years to make its products and workplace even more accessible and inclusive to people with disabilities.
Corporate Canada, It’s Time to Look Beyond Ramps and Elevators
Canadians with disabilities have long faced significant barriers to employment. Now, more than a year into the major economic and social tsunami of COVID-19, those barriers have been exacerbated.
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