Disability Coalition Unveils Major Political Parties’ Election Pledges to over 1.5 Million Ontarians with Disabilities, at Queen’s Park News Conference

At a Queen’s Park news conference this morning, a major disability community coalition unveiled election promises by the Liberals, NDP, PC and Green parties to make Ontario accessible for over 1.5 million Ontarians with disabilities.

“This is the fifth election where parties made written election pledges to us on tearing down barriers that block over 1.5 million Ontarians with disabilities
from fully participating in jobs, goods and services,” said David Lepofsky, chair of the non-partisan grassroots AODA Alliance, a coalition widely recognized for spearheading the campaign to make Ontario fully accessible. “Over a million voters with disabilities is a huge population politicians can’t