We’ve got a few things to share with y'all.
Tomorrow – January 30th – the Canadian Association of Community Living and the Council of Canadians with Disabilities is hosting End of Life, Equality, and Disability: A national forum on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD). The in-person session is sold out, but you can attend by livestream. Sign up at: https://freeman.streamme.ca/cac-ccd2020
The Canadian Transportation Agency is extending the deadline to provide input on the Accessible Transportation for Persons with Disabilities Regulations consultation paper until February 28, 2020.The consultation paper has now been published in multiple accessible formats, including an Audio MP3, available through a dedicated Consultations Landing Page at: https://otc-cta.gc.ca/eng/consultation/accessible-transportation-persons-with-disabilities-regulations. The General Summary is available in ASL and LSQ as a YouTube Video. The full consultation paper will be made available in ASL/LSQ video by mid-February. On the Consultations Landing Page you can find out how to have your say.
For those who worked on the Accessible Canada Act, we are familiar with the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization (CASDO). Well, heads up, the name has changed to Accessibility Standards Canada. Check them out at: https://www.canada.ca/en/accessibility-standards-canada.html