On Accessibility, Ontario Needs Less Secrecy, More Action: Editorial

David Lepofsky just wants to make sure the province is doing what it promised to do. A disability advocate and lawyer, Lepofsky has worked tirelessly since the McGuinty Liberals passed the landmark Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) in 2005, holding the government to account as it moves toward its goal of a fully accessible Ontario by 2025.

Too often, however, what he has found is failure and too often the province has tried to keep him from discovering the frequently disappointing truth.