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

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 Help Line to provide information,Continue reading 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

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 carriers’ attempt to overturn rulesContinue reading 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

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 has some 290 member airlinesContinue reading 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

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 legislation will provide the CTAContinue reading 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

March 26, 2019 From: Barrier free Canada – Canada sans Barrières Email: info@barrierfreecanada.org Tel: 416 491 7711 Web: http://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 I, Volume 153, Number 10:Continue reading 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