The federal government will heed the calls of Canada’s disabled community and amend the country’s first piece of national accessibility legislation to include some of the changes they sought, the minister spearheading the effort said Thursday. The bill, initially thought to be pretty much useless, has been resurrected with an effort to create timelines for accessible standards required from public establishments in Ontario. The fact that this doesn’t already exist shows the lack of consideration given to those with accessibility issues throughout Canada. Read the full article here.
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