Posts Tagged "videos"

20Oct

Ontario proposes legislation to allow delivery drivers access to washrooms at businesses | Watch News Videos Online

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Ontario Labour Minister Monte McNaughton announced Wednesday the government was putting forward legislation to allow delivery drivers and couriers access to washrooms at businesses where they drop off or pick up packages or food. The law would apply to commercial businesses, like restaurants, and not a private residence where the item or food is being dropped off.

16Jul

Advocating for better accessibility in Montreal | Watch News Videos Online

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People living with disabilities say very little thought is given to making public and private spaces accessible. On Thursday, Global News reported on a man who was denied a permit to install a mechanical lift at his home for a wheelchair. As Phil Carpenter explains, advocates say the provincial law needs to be stronger.

15Jul

Montreal man hits brick wall in fight for accessibility | Watch News Videos Online

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A 63-year-old Rosemont man is fighting with the borough in a bid to maintain his autonomy. Claude Varin has been living with Multiple Sclerosis for 15 years and needs the help of an electric wheelchair to get around. The borough, however, won’t let Varin install a mechanical lift outside his apartment, saying the “architectural qualities”…

8Jul

Kelowna couple proposes to build a fully accessible apartment complex but the proposal is being met with opposition | Watch News Videos Online

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A Kelowna couple with a vision to create a first-of-its kind housing complex is hoping city council approves the plan. The pair, who have a disabled son, want to build a fully accessible apartment complex. The need for this type of housing is said to be enormous but the project is being met with opposition. Klaudia Van Emmerik reports.

24Jun

Pickering mother demands fully accessible playgrounds in community | Watch News Videos Online

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A mother of a child with disabilities is calling on the City of Pickering to make playgrounds more accessible. She’s launched a petition, and it’s getting the attention of city hall. Aaron Streck reports.

24Jun

Latest on campus with the University of Saskatchewan | Watch News Videos Online

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School’s wrapping up on campus at the University of Saskatchewan, but what’s the plan for this fall? USask President Peter Stoicheff joins Global News Morning with the latest.

7Jun

Egerton Ryerson statue toppled amid growing calls to change university’s name | Watch News Videos Online

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Calls are growing to rename Ryerson University, because its namesake Egerton Ryerson was a key architect in Canada’s residential schools. Eric Sorensen explains what happens now that the statue of Ryerson has been toppled, and how the university is considering its next steps.

4Jun

National AccessAbility Week talks Age Friendly Communities and an Accessible Built Environment | Watch News Videos Online

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We continue our NAAW coverage and check in with Melanie Goodridge from reachAbility to find out more about some interesting panel discussions focused around the theme Accessibility for All.

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