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”

The Barrier-Free Canada – Canada sans Barrières June 2017 newsletter

Table of Contents: Word from the President Meet our Board of Directors Our Partners and affiliates Canada’s first United Nations Convention for the Rights of Persons with disabilities (UNCRPD) report News on the Canada Disability Act So what about the Ontario Government From Coast to coast to coast… Looking ahead… Read more“The Barrier-Free Canada – Canada sans Barrières June 2017 newsletter”

The Barrier-Free Canada – Canada sans Barrières December 2016 newsletter

Table of contents Summary of recent events How to become more involved in Minister Qualtrough’s public engagement hearings From around the country Question for consideration Next steps Contact info Summary of Recent Events The month of November saw various committee members of BFC-CSB making presentations and attending meetings across the… Read more“The Barrier-Free Canada – Canada sans Barrières December 2016 newsletter”

The Barrier-Free Canada – Canada sans Barrières November 2016 newsletter

Table of contents Summary of recent events How to become more involved in Minister Qualtrough’s public engagement hearings From around the country Question for consideration Next steps Contact info Summary of Recent Events For the month of October we attended tele conferences and one of our committee members David Lepofsky… Read more“The Barrier-Free Canada – Canada sans Barrières November 2016 newsletter”