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The AODA Clock is Ticking
There is 1 year, 14 weeks, 2 days until a fully Accessible Ontario! Will you be compliant?
In this Issue
*TTC Won’t Meet Ontario’s 2025 Accessibility Deadline, Staff Report Says
*How Canada Can Make Better Progress on Disability Inclusion
*Walmart Sued by US Agency Over Test That Screened Out Disabled Workers
*Brockton Council Opts for One Accessible Parking Spot in Front of Post Office
*Brandon Needs to Improve ‘Awful’ Accessibility, Says Wheelchair User
*Opinion: TIFF Highlights Toronto’s Accessibility Challenges
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TTC Won’t Meet Ontario’s 2025 Accessibility Deadline, Staff Report Says
Nearly two decades after Ontario’s 2025 accessibility goal was put in place, the TTC staff have said in their latest report that the transit agency will not be able to meet the province’s target.
How Canada Can Make Better Progress on Disability Inclusion
OPINION: Canada has set an ambitious goal to become a “barrier-free society” by 2040. A new approach could help us get there
Walmart Sued by US Agency Over Test That Screened Out Disabled Workers
The U.S. agency that enforces workplace discrimination laws said on Wednesday that it had sued Walmart Inc (WMT.N) over allegations it fired hourly workers with disabilities who could not pass a computer-based test.
Brockton Council Opts for One Accessible Parking Spot in Front of Post Office
The accessible parking spot has been at the corner of Scott and Peter streets, where the sidewalk had been sloped for accessibility. The sidewalk is no longer sloped at that intersection, creating a challenge for those with mobility issues trying to get to the post office.
Brandon Needs to Improve ‘Awful’ Accessibility, Says Wheelchair User
With election coming, advocacy groups say more needs to be done to implement Manitoba’s Accessibility Act
Opinion: TIFF Highlights Toronto’s Accessibility Challenges
The Toronto International Film Festival is an extravaganza that transforms the city into a hub of film enthusiasts, celebrities, and industry professionals every September. While TIFF is renowned for its cinematic offerings, focusing on the festival’s impact on the streets of Toronto can highlight the accessibility challenges surrounding TIFF and their broader implications for urban planning.
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