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Come to A Birthday Party On December 3, 2019 (the International Day for People with Disabilities) at Queen’s Park to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Birth of the Non-Partisan Grassroots Movement for Accessibility Legislation in Ontario!

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities http://www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance

November 13, 2019

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Everyone loves a birthday party! Please come to the Ontario Legislature Building at Queen’s Park on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 4 to 6 pm, for a birthday party! It will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the birth of the non-partisan grassroots movement for the enactment and effective implementation of accessibility legislation in Ontario.


Accessibility Advocate David Lepofsky Urging People to Highlight Access Deficiencies

Chris Thompson, Windsor Star
Updated: November 5, 2019

David Lepofsky, a prominent champion of accessibility and the rights of persons with disabilities, speaks at an event hosted by the Essex County Accessibility Advisory Committee at the Civic Centre, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019.

Accessibility advocate David Lepofsky came to Essex Tuesday to promote a Twitter campaign aimed at affecting change by identifying barriers to mobility for the disabled.


Send Us Your Feedback on the AODA Alliance’s Draft Brief to the Information and Communication Standards Development Committee on Needed Improvements to the 2011 Information and Communication Accessibility Standard

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities http://www.aodaalliance.org aodafeedback@gmail.com Twitter: @aodaalliance

November 5, 2019

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Today we are making public a draft of our proposed brief to Ontarios Information and Communication Standards Development Committee. We want your input. We set that brief out below. It is very detailed.


What Is the Doug Ford Government Planning for Its Widely-Criticized Proposal to Allow Unlicensed, Uninsured Electric Scooters in Ontario?

Over 2 Million Ontarians with Disabilities and Many Others Await A Government Announcement, With Serious Concerns and Unanswered Questions.

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ALLIANCE
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2019 Accessibility Award Winners Recognized

By Melanie IrwinOctober 28, 2019

2019 Accessibility Award winners were recognized at a special ceremony in Sarnia Council chambers Monday afternoon.

The awards are given to businesses and individuals who have excelled in promoting an inclusive environment and shopping experience for people with disabilities.

RBC on Lambton Mall Road and Junior Baker are being recognized for creating an inclusive environment.