OFL Statement for International Day of Persons With Disabilities (December 3, 2010)

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Dec. 2, 2010) – Fri., Dec. 3, marks the United Nations’ International Day of Persons with Disabilities and gives prominence to issues of access, inclusion and equality. It also shines a spotlight on the need for urgent government action in support of the full involvement of persons with disabilities.

More than 1.85 million Ontarians, 15.5% of the population, have a disability and this number is quickly rising as society ages.