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In this Issue
*AODA Alliance: Monday September 27, 2021 10 AM Court Virtual Hearing
*Saskatoon Voter Frustrated Over Accessibility Issues at Polling Station
*Specialty Pharmacies Cater to the Blind and Those with Impaired Vision
*After the Federal Election, New Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Canada and a Pressing Need for the Media to Take a Hard Look at the Short Shrift It Too Often Gave Disability Issues
*We Need to Ditch Overlay Tools in Creating Truly Accessible Websites
*BourneFlosman: Carleton University Isn’t Living Up to Its Accessibility Pledge
*Dalhousie Students Honoured for Device That Helps People With Disabilities
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AODA Alliance: Monday September 27, 2021 10 AM Court Virtual Hearing
Livestream: Blind Disability Advocate David Lepofsky Argues Disability Rights Case Against Accessibility Minister Raymond Cho
Saskatoon Voter Frustrated Over Accessibility Issues at Polling Station
Voting is a right every adult Canadian citizen has, but one Saskatoon man says his polling station wasn’t set up for him to enter in his wheelchair despite being led to believe it was accessible.
“The voter card said this site meets all 15 accessibility criteria for Roland Michener School,” Sikorski told CTV News.
Specialty Pharmacies Cater to the Blind and Those with Impaired Vision
The pandemic has exposed flaws in services for people who can’t easily access a drive-through window for Covid shots or testing or can’t read prescription labels.
After the Federal Election, New Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Canada and a Pressing Need for the Media to Take a Hard Look at the Short Shrift It Too Often Gave Disability Issues
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We Need to Ditch Overlay Tools in Creating Truly Accessible Websites
BourneFlosman: Carleton University Isn’t Living Up to Its Accessibility Pledge
How is it, in 2021, that ableism is still a systemic issue at a Canadian institution of higher learning?
Dalhousie Students Honoured for Device That Helps People With Disabilities
Students hope to commercialize device that placed third in Universities Canada competition
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