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The AODA Clock is Ticking
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In this Issue
*U.S. Justice Department Sues Uber for Allegedly Overcharging People With Disabilities *Memorial University has an Accessibility Problem, Say Students *How the Netherlands’ Train System Works for the Visually Impaired
*Breaking Down Ontario’s Service Animal Laws After Violent Dispute at Kitchener Restaurant *This Piece of Gym Equipment is Pushing Accessible Fitness Forward in St. John’s *Businesses Awarded for Accessibility Work
*Electric Scooters Continue to Endanger People with Disabilities, Seniors, Kids and Others in Ontario
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U.S. Justice Department Sues Uber for Allegedly Overcharging People With Disabilities
Customers with disabilities across the United States have been overcharged by Uber since 2016 for allegedly taking too long to load into their designated vehicle, according to a federal civil lawsuit the Justice Department filed on Wednesday.
Memorial University has an Accessibility Problem, Say Students
As tuition rises and government cuts continue, Memorial University students with disabilities say accessibility is being left out of the equation.
How the Netherlands’ Train System Works for the Visually Impaired
From apps that read what’s on the signs to staff who meet you at the door, the country has built one of the world’s most accessible railway networks.
Breaking Down Ontario’s Service Animal Laws After Violent Dispute at Kitchener Restaurant
A shocking video that appeared to capture a recent violent dispute over the presence of a service dog at a Kitchener restaurant is bringing forward renewed attention to Ontario’s laws governing service animals.
This Piece of Gym Equipment is Pushing Accessible Fitness Forward in St. John’s
‘Accessibility needs to be considered in more aspects than just a push button on a door’
Businesses Awarded for Accessibility Work
“They went above and beyond with their services and their supports to ensure people with disabilities receive the services that they need,” city accessibility co-ordinator Dale Mosley said about this year’s winners.
Electric Scooters Continue to Endanger People with Disabilities, Seniors, Kids and Others in Ontario
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