Does the AODA apply to me

Posted on February 21st, 2020 by Best Brothers Group

What is the AODA? The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) sets standards, which are a series of targets to make Ontario accessible for all by the year 2025. It became law on June 13, 2005. PLEASE NOTE that this document does not constitute legal advice and is meant only as a guide. Does [...]

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Federal Agencies in Canada Invite Public Input on Air Travel for Persons with Disabilities

Posted on December 4th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Americas, Transportation, December 4 2019 CANADA: Two separate federal agencies issued announcements Tuesday on life with a disability in Canada — one seeking greater input on hot-button issues and the other urging society at large to challenge its preconceptions. A plane is silhouetted as it takes off from Vancouver International Airport in Richmond, B.C., Monday, May […]

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Province to Provide $1.4 Billion to Make Schools More Accessible

Posted on October 7th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Americas, Built Environment, News, October 7 2019 CANADA: Ontario is making its education system more inclusive to help all students in York Region reach their full potential in an accessible and supportive learning environment. When the education system is not accessible, students are left out, impacting their participation  in the school experience. That is why Raymond […]

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Communities in British Columbia Urged to Improve Access for Persons with Disabilities

Posted on September 16th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Americas, News, September 16 2019 CANADA: The unemployment rate for people with disabilities is close to 50 per cent, and B.C. needs them as much as they want to work, the president of the B.C. Chamber of Commerce says. Val Litwin spoke Monday at an announcement by the B.C. government on its plan to help […]

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