With the next municipal campaign beginning May 1, 2018, and the vote taking place Oct. 22 that year, paper ballots have long since been phased out and the municipality requires the services of an external provider to handle the Internet- and telephone-voting components of the election.
Angela Browne is currently operating a full-service paralegal firm focusing on administrative, employment, human rights and disability law.
Accessibility advocates in Toronto are putting pressure on the Ontario government to adopt a new, more dynamic accessibility icon. Since last year, the Forward Movement has been plastering the city with stickers of the preferred barriers-free symbol.
A Toronto man with cerebral palsy is accusing Passport Canada of failing to accommodate him after an attendant refused to help him fill in his renewal form.
The Accessibility Innovation Showcase will bring together 24 Ontario-based companies that focus on improving accessibility, providing them with the opportunity to display their innovation and to network with industry experts, investors, government funders, and the accessibility community.
IBM and an independent carmaker called Local Motors are developing a self-driving, electric shuttle bus that combines artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and smartphone apps to serve people with vision, hearing, physical, and cognitive disabilities.
Julia, a Muppet with autism, made her first appearance on “Sesame Street” Monday and the longstanding children’s show posted a 10-minute clip to mark the occasion. Julia is an old buddy of Elmo’s and has already been a staple online and in printed books since making her debut in 2015, but today is her first time on the TV show. Advocates say they hope Julia will help young “Sesame Street”
Hosted by Trish Robichaud, accessibility radio show “AccessTALK with Trish” will feature engaging discussions and courageous conversations. She’ll be examining the good, the bad and the reality of accessibility in our communities.
By Louis Jameson, Assistant Manager, Group Disability Programme at Lloyds Banking Group Today I want to share some thoughts on how to position a disability or health condition when entering work. Whilst our universities get us work-ready, no one discusses how to address our disability with an employer. This is what I will try to do. We can show them our disabilities are ‘no worries’! I am Louis first, being blind
Less than a fifth of people living with intellectual and developmental disabilities are employed, but business leaders can help change that. BY SCOTT MONETTE | 07.21.16 | [5:00] AM Everyone deserves a chance to succeed. And by my estimation, no group has been refused that opportunity more than people living with disabilities (PLWD). Sadly, less than one-fifth of this population is employed. Even though I’ve made expanding opportunities for PLWD my life’s