Failures in Air Travel in Canada – Yet More Proof that the Canadian Transportation Agency has been Ineffective at Ensuring Accessibility for Air Travel Passengers with Disabilities in Canada

On June 2 and 3, 2019, CBC TV and radio national news broke a story of two appalling failures to ensure proper accessibility for air travel passengers in Canada. These were two episodes at the Vancouver Airport where passengers using wheelchairs were left stranded in the airport for hours by airline ground assistance staff. CBC asked the AODA Alliance to comment on the incidents which CBC had uncovered.