Since losing the use of her legs, after being hit by passing motorist while cycling near Goderich in 2015, Julie Sawchuk has been tackling the sometimes uncomfortable world of bathroom accessibility.
‘At the end of the day, if we can’t even have a vote, then we’re not even being counted in society,’ says Lorelei Root
With the deadline now fast approaching, organizations must review any accessibility areas they need to address in order to certify compliance with AODA requirements by this new deadline (to the extent they have not already done so).
It’s more than a COVID prevention measure. Curbside pickup means I never have to drag myself through a store with a long list again.
Who watches the watchers? Once again, the AODA Alliance has had to do so, when it comes to monitoring media coverage or lack of coverage of the danger since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic of disability discrimination in access to life-saving critical care in Ontario hospitals.
Who watches the watchers? The AODA Alliance has had to do so, when it comes to monitoring media coverage or lack of coverage of the danger since the start of the COVID-19pandemic of disability discrimination in access to life-saving critical care in Ontario hospitals.
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TORONTO – Time is running out for Ontario companies to show their websites comply with new standards making them more accessible for people with disabilities or face fines of up to $100,000.
She’s considered the mother of disability rights – and she’s a ‘badass’
I asked my mom about what happened when the doctors first told her about my disability.
“They gave me a pamphlet,” she said, one that was 15 years out of date, and offered no advice on what we were supposed to do next.
A pilot project that would bring e-scooter sharing to London streets got a rough ride from city hall’s Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC).