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    for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command Oswald Commits to Detailed Actions to Address Key Issues Feb 06 2015 Theresa Oswald s positions on key disability issues that were announced

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    from the Convention Feature Issue Feature Issue Archive News Archive Disability Related Videos Links to Resource Materials Barrier Free Manitoba Materials Accessibility Legislation Models The Americans with Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command Oswald is First Candidate to Set Out Positions on Key Issues Feb 05 2015 Theresa Oswald was the first of the NDP leadership candidates to respond to Barrier Free Manitoba and Abilities Manitoba s request for their positions on key disability issues As of midnight on Wednesday she is the only of the three candidates to have shared her his positions and to have done so by the February 4 response date requested in our letter of January 27 Word PDF Due to other activities planned for today Oswald s campaign office has asked that we not post her responses until later today We are pleased to oblige and look forward

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    Feature Issue Archive News Archive Disability Related Videos Links to Resource Materials Barrier Free Manitoba Materials Accessibility Legislation Models The Americans with Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command Reminder Message Sent to Three Leadership Candidates Feb 04 2015 Barrier Free Manitoba and Abilities Manitob a sent an early morning email message to each of the leadership candidates reminding them of our written request Word PDF for their positions on three key disability issues by later today Here s the text from the email message Dear Candidate We are pleased to send this short reminder regarding our request for your positions on three key disability issues As set out in our letter of January 27 we would appreciate receiving your response by later today February 4 via email at 200000Manitobans gmail com We know that our members supporters and networks as well as many others

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  • What's New | Barrier Free Manitoba
    Human Rights Short Case for Rights Legislation The UN Convention In Brief Excerpts from the Convention Feature Issue Feature Issue Archive News Archive Disability Related Videos Links to Resource Materials Barrier Free Manitoba Materials Accessibility Legislation Models The Americans with Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command Premier Prioritizes New Pension Model for Severe Disabilities Feb 04 2015 Premier Greg Selinger s response to the recent call for a renewed poverty reduction plan in The View From Here 2015 sets out establishing a pension like basic income for people with severe and prolonged disabilities as one of eight government priorities Click here to see a PDF of the Premier s January 30 2015 letter adressed to the CCPA and CCEDNet This would represent an important step forward Barrier Free Manitoba and Abilities Manitoba however are still waiting for a response from Greg Selinger as the

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  • What's New | Barrier Free Manitoba
    News Archive Disability Related Videos Links to Resource Materials Barrier Free Manitoba Materials Accessibility Legislation Models The Americans with Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command New CCPA Report Calls for Full Implementation of AMA Jan 30 2015 JUST RELEASED the view from here 2015 Manitobans call for a renewed poverty reduction plan This morning the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives CCPA released a comprehensive report calling for a renewed provincial poverty reduction plan The specific section on disability supports calls on government to Develop and implement clear progressive mandatory and date specific standards in all major areas related to accessibility that will apply to public and private sectors accompanied by a timely and effective process for monitoring and enforcing the standards This of course is in reference to the full implementation of the Accessibility for Manitobans Act Ensure a seamless and lifelong continuum of

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  • What's New | Barrier Free Manitoba
    Links to Resource Materials Barrier Free Manitoba Materials Accessibility Legislation Models The Americans with Disabilities Act ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font

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  • What's New | Barrier Free Manitoba
    ADA The Disability Discrimination Act DDA The Disabilities Disabilities Discrimination Acts The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act AODA Other Resources Links Endorsers Effective Implementation Strong Legislation You Can Help Make Manitoba Barrier Free Spread the Word Endorse the Call Subscribe Follow Us on Twitter Join Us on Facebook To increase decrease the font PC ctrl ctrl MAC command command NDP Leadership and Disability Issues Jan 28 2015 BFM and Abilities Manitoba have teamed up to ask each of the candidates for the NDP leadership to make clear statements on their positions on three key disability issues Letters to each candidate were sent on the morning of Tuesday January 27 2014 We have asked each candidate to advise us of their positions by February 4 2015 and we will be sharing these with our members supporters and the public on our respective websites and urging eligible voters to consider these during the leadership election process The provincial government had just begun to make progress on a range of disability issues following a decade of relative neglect said Malinda Roberts President of Abilities Manitoba But this limited progress will not make much difference for Manitobans with disabilities unless there is sustained

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    that these documents are available upon request Bold font is from M Case BFM Recommendation 9 That the standard require that the policies practices and procedures developed by obligated organizations are consistent with the principles of Access Persons should have barrier free access to places events and other functions that are generally available in the community Equality Persons should have barrier free access to those things that will give them equality of opportunity and outcome Universal design Access should be provided in a manner that does not establish or perpetuate differences based on a person s disability Systemic responsibility The responsibility to prevent and remove barriers rests with the person or organization that is responsible for establishing or perpetuating the barrier BFM Recommendation 14 That the requirement to provide notice of temporary disruption of accessible customer services be revised to read The notice should be prominently displayed on the premises on the provider s website if any and other reasonable methods BFM Recommendation 15 That training requirements under the proposed customer service standard be initially limited to 1 Every person who deals with members of the public or other third parties on behalf of the provider whether the person does so as an employee agent volunteer or otherwise 2 Every person who participates in developing the provider s policies practices and procedures governing the provision of goods or services to members of the public or other third parties BFM Recommendation 16 That the requirement to provide notice of customer service documents upon request be revised to read The notice should be prominently displayed on the premises on the provider s website if any and other reasonable methods BFM Recommendation 17 That the standard include the requirement that obligated organizations provide information in an accessible format at no cost to the

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