July 8, 2021
By Helen Solmes
The new Georgian Bay Community School (GBCS) that is scheduled to open in September falls short of being fully accessible to people with disabilities, according to Mary Solomon in a Letter to the Editor, The Meaford Independent, June 30, 2021.
In today’s world where concerted effort is being made to remove barriers for people with disabilities, Mary and her husband Geoff Solomon are struggling to understand why the new school is not fully accessible.
New School Misses Mark on Accessibility. Read full article.
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update United for a Barrier-Free Society for All People with Disabilities
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June 23, 2021
Help Tear Down the Many Disability Barriers Facing a Third of a Million Students with Disabilities in Ontario Schools
Here’s an important and rare opportunity right now to help tear down the many barriers facing students with disabilities in Ontario schools. A public consultation is underway on this topic from now until September 2, 2021. This Action Kit explains how you can help.
Help Make Ontario Schools Accessible for Students with Disabilities Action Kit. Read full article.
Changes mean people with disabilities, seniors may just stay home, advocates say Muriel Draaisma, CBC News
Posted: Jun 17, 2021
Advocates are calling on the TTC to pause a program that requires users to reregister for Wheel-Trans, saying they fear the process could mean thousands of people with disabilities will lose access to the specialized service.
Advocates Call on TTC to Pause Wheel-Trans Changes, Saying Thousands Could Lose Access. Read full article.