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The Barrier Free Canada – Canada Sans Barriers October 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Barrier Free Canada is again grateful to all of you for staying connected with us. We are very ...
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Toronto Looks Into Cost Of Disability Accommodation

City has avoided hiring people with restrictions because of budget constraints, analyst said. Laurie Monsebraaten The Toronto Star October 1, ...
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Image. In the upper left corner a photo of a Domino's Pizza Restaurant. In the bottom right corner a photo of fingers on a Braille keyboard.

Why The Fate Of Online Accessibility May Rest With A Domino’s Pizza Lawsuit

The pizza chain asked the Supreme Court to review a case that could push business websites to better serve people ...
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Airlines Putting The Squeeze On Safety

In An Era Of Cramped Flights, Officials Time How Long It Takes To Deplane Hannah Sampson, The Washington Post The ...
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Image. Francisca Ramirez lives in an RV, shown in June on Shoreline Boulevard in Mountain View, Calif. She and her husband tried to find an apartment to rent in the California town, which is home to Google's headquarters, but they settled on the RV after landlords asked for a large security deposit and the last month's rent up front.

Silicon Valley’s Motor City: As Big Tech Adds Fuel To A Housing Crisis, Poorer Residents Live In RVs

In a quiet residential neighbourhood near Google’s headquarters, Francisca Ramirez has finished the dishes and is sweeping the kitchen floor ...
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Image. Jennifer Gold, vice-president of the Women’s Law Association of Ontario, says that while there is now greater diversity at the lower levels of the profession, firms have much work to do to improve diversity at the leadership level.

Diversity At Law Firms A Work In Progress, Analysis Finds Women Remain Underrepresented At Partnership Level, Data Shows

Women represented 30 per cent or less of partners at the majority of Canada's biggest law firms with offices in ...
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