Ontario Election: Disability Advocates Hope New Government Will Revisit Accessibility Law

TORONTO If Emily Daigle had wanted to watch Ontario make history when it passed Canada’s first accessibility law in 2005, she would have had to do so from afar thanks to the lack of wheelchair accommodations in the legislature’s visitors’ gallery.

More than a decade later, Daigle and other disability advocates say the law that was supposed to eliminate such barriers has had little effect.