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The AODA Clock is Ticking
There are 3 years, 12 weeks, 0 days until a fully Accessible Ontario! Will you be compliant?
In this Issue
*Divisional Court Declines to Rule on Argument that Ontario’s Accessibility Minister Violated Ontario’s Disabilities Act
*Significant Victory for Nova Scotians With Intellectual Disabilities
*Town Launches Campaign on Service Animals for Local Businesses
*A New Captioned Video Gives You a Practical Guide to the Duty to Accommodate People with Disabilities
*’Going to Be Impossible’: How Will People With Disabilities Handle Simcoe County’s Bigger Bins?
*Mike Paciello Joins AbleDocs as Vice President, United States
*Campaign Gives Children With Disabilities Chance to Trick-or-Treat Without Barriers
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Divisional Court Declines to Rule on Argument that Ontario’s Accessibility Minister Violated Ontario’s Disabilities Act
Significant Victory for Nova Scotians With Intellectual Disabilities
Today, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal has paved the road to addressing the human rights of thousands of Nova Scotians with disabilities who continue to languish in institutions or in community without support.
Town Launches Campaign on Service Animals for Local Businesses
A recent incident at a Bradford restaurant regarding refusal of a service animal has stirred much debate amongst community members about the laws in place behind service animals and their training
A New Captioned Video Gives You a Practical Guide to the Duty to Accommodate People with Disabilities
‘Going to Be Impossible’: How Will People With Disabilities Handle Simcoe County’s Bigger Bins?
The committee that provides guidance to the County of Simcoe to ensure facilities are designed to be accessible wants to know why it wasn’t asked for input prior to a decision to switch homes to larger waste collection containers.
Mike Paciello Joins AbleDocs as Vice President, United States
Paciello, the founder and CEO of The Paciello Group and WebABLE, brings to the table an unsurpassed wealth of knowledge in the field of digital accessibility. In his new role, he will help shape and position AbleDocs within the U.S. market, while also playing an integral role in the company’s web accessibility offerings.
Campaign Gives Children With Disabilities Chance to Trick-or-Treat Without Barriers
For nine-year-old Gabriel Nikolakakis, Halloween has not always been a holiday he could participate in easily because of his limited mobility, but one organization is helping to change that by creating accessible trick-or-treating neighbourhoods, one home at a time.
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