Thank you again for signing on to the Open Letter calling on Minister Qualtrough and MPs to strengthen Bill C-81 – Accessible Canada Act. As you likely know, on November 27, 2018 Bill C-81 passed third reading in the House of Commons and will now go to the Senate for review and study. To readContinue reading Update on Accessible Canada Act and Open Letter
News provided by Employment and Social Development Canada Dec 03, 2018, 13:33 ET OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2018 /CNW/ – The Government of Canada is working to create a truly accessible Canada. Today, as part of these efforts, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, along with the ministers of Justice, Foreign Affairs and Continue reading Canada accedes to the Optional Protocol to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
December 3, 2018 Donna Jodhan Barrier-Free Canada Dear Ms. Jodhan, The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is an opportunity to reflect on progress achieved towards a more fully accessible world, and the distance we still have to go. As you know, one of the Canadian Transportation Agency’s (CTA) three core mandates is advancingContinue reading International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Good morning, Yesterday, Bill C-81, the Accessible Canada Act, received two votes in the House of Commons. Conservative MP Alex Nuttall (Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte) presented an motion on Bill C-81 on November 22nd asking the House of Commons to send Bill C-81 back to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and Status with PersonsContinue reading Bill C-81 Moving to Senate
On November 20, Donna J. Jodhan was presented with an award from Elections Canada for her work with the Advisory Group for disability issues where she has been serving since its inception in 2014. Donna wishes to thank Elections Canada for having given her this great and unique opportunity to have been a part of such aContinue reading Donna Jodhan is Presented an award from Elections Canada!