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”

The Experiences of Blind Canadians in the Federal Public Service

The Experiences of Blind Canadians in the Federal Public Service Kimberly Dhaliwal, MADR Candidate School of Public Administration University of Victoria March 2017 Project Client: Eric Diotte, Senior Research Analyst Canadian Human Rights Commission Supervisor: Thea Vakil, Associate Professor and Associate Director School of Public Administration, University of Victoria Executive… Read more“The Experiences of Blind Canadians in the Federal Public Service”

Three Simple Questions: Digital Accessibility in 21st Century Canada

Three Simple Questions: Digital Accessibility in 21st Century Canada By Derek Wilson on December 15, 2018 The following three-part article touches upon the personal impact of digital accessibility in the public, private, and nonprofit sector’s in Canada as we move into 2019. Must The Show Go On? November 27, 2018… Read more“Three Simple Questions: Digital Accessibility in 21st Century Canada”

Accessibility Advocacy Report

Submitted by Julia Oliver Urna Semper Instructor’s Name January 12, 2019 Accessibility Advocacy Report Sed et lacus quis enim mattis nonummy Accessibility rights and policies for all Canadians need to be defined in a Canadian federal disability legislation. The Government of Canada is currently working on consultations to find out… Read more“Accessibility Advocacy Report”

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

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”