Canadian Transportation Agency Launches a New Confidential Toll-Free Accessibility Help Line at +1 (844) 943-0273

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The disability community and persons with disabilities now have new tools available to help them exercise their right to an accessible transportation network. In support of the implementation of the new Accessible Transportation for Persons with Disabilities Regulations, the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) has launched a new confidential toll-free Accessibility… Read more“Canadian Transportation Agency Launches a New Confidential Toll-Free Accessibility Help Line at +1 (844) 943-0273”

Airlines’ Legal Fight Against Passenger Bill Of Rights Should Be Thrown Out Of Court, AG Says

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A legal challenge to Canada’s new passenger bill of rights from a group of airlines is “ill-founded” and should be dismissed, according to the country’s attorney general. In a pair of court filings, lawyers for the federal government and the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) say the government will fight air… Read more“Airlines’ Legal Fight Against Passenger Bill Of Rights Should Be Thrown Out Of Court, AG Says”

Canadian Airlines Ask Appeal Court to Quash New Passenger Rights Rules

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Canadian airlines are among hundreds of carriers asking the Federal Court of Appeal to quash new rules that beef up compensation for passengers subjected to delayed flights and damaged luggage. Air Canada and Porter Airlines Inc., along with 17 other applicants that include the International Air Transport Association — which… Read more“Canadian Airlines Ask Appeal Court to Quash New Passenger Rights Rules”

Canadian Transportation Agency Announces Plans to Enhance Accessibility of Canada’s National Transportation System

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PR Newswire June 21, 2019 GATINEAU, QC, June 21, 2019 / CNW / – Bill C-81, the Accessible Canada Act , which received Royal Assent today, will provide the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) with new tools to help advance the accessibility of the national transportation system. Once in force, this… Read more“Canadian Transportation Agency Announces Plans to Enhance Accessibility of Canada’s National Transportation System”

Barrier Free Canada – Canada sans Barrières Response to Calls for Comments from the Canadian Transportation Agency Regarding the Publication of Their Proposed Accessible Transportation for Persons With Disabilities Regulations Released March 9, 2019

Barrier Free Canada Logo. 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 maple leaf are the words, 'Barrier Free Canada' and 'Sans Barriere Canada'. Welcome to Barrier Free Canada.

March 26, 2019 From: Barrier free Canada – Canada sans Barrières Email: info@barrierfreecanada.org Tel: 416 491 7711 Web: www.barrierfreecanada.org To: SSonia Gangopadhyay Acting Director Centre of Expertise for Accessible Transportation Canadian Transportation Agency 15 Eddy Street Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0N9 Tel: 819?953?8961 Email: sonia.gangopadhyay@otc-cta.gc.ca CC: consultations@otc-cta.gc.ca Reference Canada Gazette, Part… Read more“Barrier Free Canada – Canada sans Barrières Response to Calls for Comments from the Canadian Transportation Agency Regarding the Publication of Their Proposed Accessible Transportation for Persons With Disabilities Regulations Released March 9, 2019”