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The AODA Clock is Ticking
There are 2 years, 16 weeks, 1 day until a fully Accessible Ontario! Will you be compliant?
In this Issue
*AODA Alliance Finally Gets Virtual Meeting with Mohawk College President to Seek Restoration of the Accessible Media Production Program that Mohawk Axed
*Call for Proposals Launched to Increase Disability Inclusion and Accessibility in Communities, Workplaces and Early Learning and Child Care Facilities
*Vancouver EV Driver Leads Charge for Better Disability Access at Stations
*Ontario MPPs Go on ‘Social Assistance Diet’ to Show Why ODSP Needs to Be Increased
*Popular East-End Barrie Park Getting Modern, Accessible Facelift
*B.C. Orders More Than 750 Public Sector Organizations to Form Accessibility Committees
*The Power of Music: Free Guitar and Piano Lessons Offered to Youth With Mental Illnesses in Richmond Hill
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Past Press Releases:
AODA Alliance Finally Gets Virtual Meeting with Mohawk College President to Seek Restoration of the Accessible Media Production Program that Mohawk Axed
Call for Proposals Launched to Increase Disability Inclusion and Accessibility in Communities, Workplaces and Early Learning and Child Care Facilities
Organizations have until November 1 to apply for funding for infrastructure and communication technology projects
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Vancouver EV Driver Leads Charge for Better Disability Access at Stations
B.C. Hydro on Friday announced it will be retrofitting all of its charging stations over three years so that drivers who use wheelchairs can have better access.
Ontario MPPs Go on ‘Social Assistance Diet’ to Show Why ODSP Needs to Be Increased
Five Ontario MPPs say they will live on a “social assistance diet” for two weeks in an effort to show that a five per cent increase to Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) payments is not enough.
Popular East-End Barrie Park Getting Modern, Accessible Facelift
City expects majority of the work to be completed at St. Vincent Park before end of the year, with space ready for public use by spring 2023
B.C. Orders More Than 750 Public Sector Organizations to Form Accessibility Committees
Organizations will need an accessibility committee, a plan, and a way to receive feedback and have one year to complete the work.
The Power of Music: Free Guitar and Piano Lessons Offered to Youth With Mental Illnesses in Richmond Hill
The free program will accept 20 people – prioritizing youth aged 14 to 25 – for individual music lessons for guitar and piano, and up to 40 people of all ages for the choir.
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