U of G Leader in Accessibility With Installation of Wayfinding System for Visually Impaired

Posted on September 14th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

U of G Leader in Accessibility With Installation of Wayfinding System for Visually Impaired The University of Guelph is the first Canadian post-secondary institution to install a complete electronic wayfinding system called BlindSquare to help blind and visually impaired people find their way around campus, both inside and out. Installed in several high-traffic buildings in [...]

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Tips for knowing the customer better

Posted on September 13th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Four ASSA ABLOY employees reveal what they think is the best way to know the customer the better. Simon Ellis, President, ASSA ABLOY Pacific Region (Australia) “This is simple really, walk in with no preconceptions and ask questions. Understanding the customer business model is also critical – how do they generate revenue? Eva Karlsson, President […]

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ASSA ABLOY Group | With HID Mobile Access, Skanska’s employees and guests use their mobile devices to enjoy easy and secure entry

Posted on September 11th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

With HID Mobile Access, Skanska’s employees and guests use their mobile devices to enjoy easy and secure entry to the company’s newly-built premises in Poland. Customer Skanska is one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups. With its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, the company also operates in selected markets in Europe and the […]

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Making Outdoor Events Accessible

Posted on August 24th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Making Outdoor Events AccessibleJune 4, 2018 Greg Thomson Planning outdoor events can pose some unique challenges when considering accessibility. However, making outdoor events accessible can be easily accomplished. To help with making your outdoor events accessible, this article will explore some relatively simple accessibility solutions to make your event enjoyable for all. Making Outdoor Events Accessible: [...]

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Remote Work to Accommodate Workers with a Disability

Posted on August 23rd, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Remote Work to Accommodate Workers with a Disability July 24, 2018 Greg Thomson As an employer, you may receive an accommodation request that seeks approval for remote work. Indeed. remote work can be beneficial to both employers and workers. Below, we describe when remote work might be a good idea, such as when: Workers with physical [...]

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First Accessible Apartment Building Opens in Calgary

Posted on August 22nd, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

First Accessible Apartment Building Opens in CalgaryAugust 22, 2018 Greg Thomson Calgary opened its first fully automated accessible apartment building named Inclusio. The building is for low-income single adults who have limited mobility. The building is different than other assisted living buildings. It is designed to help people with limited mobility live with less help [...]

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Accessing Accessibility Under the Building Code, the AODA and the OHRC

Posted on August 14th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Accessing Accessibility Under the Building Code, the AODA and the OHRC June 4, 2017 Advocate June 5, 2017 by Daoust Vukovich LLP It is a given that during the life-cycle of a lease, commercial landlords and tenants can expect at least one of the parties to undertake some type of renovation. They will consult their lease [...]

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Make Buildings And Spaces Accessible

Posted on August 14th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

Make Buildings And Spaces Accessible June 11, 2009 Advocate You may be able to make buildings, spaces, and products accessible using simple or low-cost solutions. The best solutions will follow the rules of universal design. This means designing products and environments that can be used by all people, as much as possible, without having to be [...]

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AODA Compliance Requirements For Websites in 2017

Posted on August 14th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

AODA Compliance Requirements For Websites in 2017 What does AODA compliance mean? Being in compliance means adhering to all aspects of the AODA, a law that’s been in place in Ontario since 2005. Some components of the law apply to web and digital accessibility. What is the AODA & How Do You Comply? AODA is [...]

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WCAG 2.0 – It’s Time to Turn to the Current Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

Posted on August 14th, 2018 by Best Brothers Group

WCAG 2.0 – It’s Time to Turn to the Current Web Content Accessibility Guidelines WCAG 2.0 is a set of technical guidelines for web accessibility. In a previous article, we discussed the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), how they came into being, and why it’s is the world’s most universally accepted set of web accessibility guidelines. [...]

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