Donna J. Jodhan, Founder and President of Barrier Free Canada / Canada sans Barrières, Recognizes Professor Donna Saccutelli, Seneca College, Jessica Cooper and Mind Vault Solutions, Ltd. for Their Roles in Supporting the Continued Growth of the Barrier Free Canada / Canada sans Barrières Website at http://www.BarrierFreeCanada.org/

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Alt: Image of a light blue maple leaf with a white diagonal section of the leaf missing, giving the appearance of a circle with a line through it that bans what is on the inside. This maple leaf is intended to ban inaccessibility. To the right of the light blue… Read more“Donna J. Jodhan, Founder and President of Barrier Free Canada / Canada sans Barrières, Recognizes Professor Donna Saccutelli, Seneca College, Jessica Cooper and Mind Vault Solutions, Ltd. for Their Roles in Supporting the Continued Growth of the Barrier Free Canada / Canada sans Barrières Website at http://www.BarrierFreeCanada.org/”

Stakeholder Engagement Webinar. Part I: The Regulatory Development Process for the Government of Canada. Part II: Making Technical Regulations Under the Accessible Canada Act. Winter 2019. Accessibility Secretariat, ISSD, ESDC.

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Purpose of this Presentation Introduce you to the regulatory development process for the Government of Canada. Engage you on how technical regulations under the Accessible Canada Act will be made.   Stakeholder Engagement Webinar Parts I and II, February 2019 Slide Descriptions. English. PDF (.pdf) document. Accessible rich text version…. Read more“Stakeholder Engagement Webinar. Part I: The Regulatory Development Process for the Government of Canada. Part II: Making Technical Regulations Under the Accessible Canada Act. Winter 2019. Accessibility Secretariat, ISSD, ESDC.”

Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 153, Number 10: Accessible Transportation for Persons with Disabilities Regulations

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REGULATORY IMPACT ANALYSIS STATEMENT(This statement is not part of the Regulations.) Executive Summary Issues: Persons with disabilities face barriers that affect their ability to fully participate in activities of everyday living, including travel. The accessibility of travel in Canada varies across the transportation system, creating uncertainty for persons with disabilities… Read more“Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 153, Number 10: Accessible Transportation for Persons with Disabilities Regulations”

World Blind Union Statement on International Women’s Day

World Blind Union statement on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2019 The World Blind Union joins the United Nations to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March 2019. The theme this year is Think equal, build smart, innovate for change. It focuses on innovative ways in which we can advance… Read more“World Blind Union Statement on International Women’s Day”

Barrier Free Canada’s Speaking Notes for October 18th 2018

Barrier Free Canada – Canada sans Barrières is a grass roots non-partisan organization. We were founded in late 2014 and we were instrumental in kick starting the campaign for the Canadian Government to pass Legislation to enact a Canadians with disabilities Act for a Barrier free Canada. At the present… Read more“Barrier Free Canada’s Speaking Notes for October 18th 2018”

Bill C-81 Recommended Changes for the Senate

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Presented by the Federal Accessibility Legislation Alliance DRAFT Dec 17, 2018 Who We Are The Federal Accessibility Legislation Alliance (FALA) is a partnership of 58 disability-related organizations from across Canada who have joined together to advise on the development of strong and effective legislation. Position Statement FALA expects that the… Read more“Bill C-81 Recommended Changes for the Senate”

The Barrier free Canada – Canada sans barriers December 2018 newsletter

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Dear Supporter: we would like to start by once again thanking you for your continuing support and words of encouragement for it is only with you and through you that we as an organization can continue to thrive and to encourage others to speak up, speak out, and engage each… Read more“The Barrier free Canada – Canada sans barriers December 2018 newsletter”