Disability News: Ontario Canada Document List

Publication List:

Nowhere to Turn: Ontario Ombudsman's Report
Report highlights systemic issues in developmental services system that have resulted in gaps in service for individuals across Toronto and Ontario - Published: 2016-08-26
Disability Laws Overwhelming Small Employers in Ontario
Most small employers do not have a good understanding of their obligations towards disabled employees and those obligations will increase Jan 1, 2016 - Published: 2015-03-31
Call on Party Leaders by Disability Advocates to Ensure Accessibility
AODA Alliance is making public election commitments that Parties have made to make Ontario fully accessible to people with disabilities by 2025 - Published: 2014-05-23
Canadian Feds Support Medical Innovation in Mississauga
Announcement of investment in MyndTec Inc. for innovative medical device that helps restore voluntary movement in people with paralysis due to stroke, spinal cord injury or traumatic brain injury - Published: 2013-06-22
Accessibility Improvements for Canadians with Disabilities in Toronto
Community projects in Toronto increasing accessibility for people with disabilities and improving the quality of life of Canadians - Published: 2011-08-06
Becoming an Organ Donor in Ontario Now Much Easier
Now Ontarians can now register as organ and tissue donors online through a new web site - Published: 2011-06-14
Sudbury Ontario Residents Invited to Contribute to Disability Accessibility Plan
Citizens in Sudbury Ontario are invited to attend a public consultation session June 16 to provide input into the Accessibility Plan for the city - Published: 2011-06-09
New Accessibility Standards in Ontario From Jan 1, 2012
The new employment transportation and communications Accessibility Standards in Ontario will make Ontario a World model for accessibility - Published: 2011-06-07
Class Action Lawsuit for Abuse at Ontario School for Visually Impaired
Proposed class action commenced relating to abuse of former students of the W. Ross MacDonald School for the Visually Impaired and Deaf blind - Published: 2011-02-26
Ontario Students Applaud Launch of Comprehensive Social Assistance Review
Students applaud the launch of Ontario Comprehensive Social Assistance Review - Published: 2010-12-04
Ontario Nurses Association Launches New Value the Invaluable Campaign
New radio campaign as the Ontario Nurses Association asks people to value the priceless health care skills leadership and knowledge that registered nurses bring to the system - Published: 2010-11-21
Ontario Action Group to Prevent Needless Work Disability
The on-going collaborative has now taken form as The Ontario Action Group to Prevent Work Disability - Published: 2010-10-25
Over 1M. Women Have Benefited from Ontario Breast Screening Program
More Than One Million Women Have Benefited From Life-Saving Ontario Breast Screening Program - Published: 2010-09-28
Canadian Club of Toronto Expands Access for Persons with Disabilities
Canadian Club of Toronto enhanced services to enable maximum participation in Canadian Club events by persons with disabilities - Published: 2010-09-24
Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health Receives $1M. Donation from Bell
First major mental health institution gift in Bell national initiative to support mental health Investment - Published: 2010-09-21
Ontario's High Tuition Fees a National Embarrassment
Reports on current high tuition fees for students in Ontario Canada - Published: 2010-09-16
Ontario a Step Closer to Creating Accessibility for All
The Government of Ontario final proposed draft of the Accessibility AODA built environment standard - Published: 2010-09-12
Ontario Needs Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Strategy
FASD covers a range of physical cognitive learning and behavioral impairments that can occur in individuals whose mother drank during pregnancy - Published: 2010-09-09
Ontario's Population Mostly Overweight and Obese
Heart Institute study finds strong link to high blood pressure and diabetes - Published: 2010-09-09
Favoritism of Ontario Homeowners Over Renters Exposed
Within Ontario each level of government discriminates against renters with subsidies that favor home owners - Published: 2010-09-09
Aggressive Autistic Teen Should be Charged in Order to Access Treatment
Former Min. of Finance suggests aggressive autistic teen should be charged in order to access treatment - Published: 2010-08-29
Heat Warning - Toronto, Ontario
Heat Alert for Toronto alert will be in effect until further notice - Published: 2010-08-29
New Hope for Pain Sufferers in Ontario
Pain management experts agree that pain medication when taken as directed can effectively treat suffering and improve a patients quality of life - Published: 2010-08-28
Taking Action to Improve Child and Youth Mental Health in Ontario
One in five Ontario children and youth suffer from a mental illness or disorder - Published: 2010-08-27
New Bipolar Drug Added to Benefits Program - Ontario Government
Mood Disorders Association of Ontario applauds support for mental health community - Published: 2010-07-26
Students March to Call for Public Inquiry into G20 Summit Security
Student and community organizations marched through Toronto to demand inquiry into suppression of civil liberties by security forces during G20 Summit - Published: 2010-07-10
Ontario Hospital Association Welcomes Wait Times Reporting Initiatives
The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) applauds the work of the Ontario Wait Times Strategy - Published: 2010-06-17
Prof. Stephen Hawking to be Officially Welcomed to Canada
Prof. Stephen Hawking to be Officially Welcomed at Perimeter Institute Ontario Canada on June 20th 2010 - Published: 2010-06-05
Ontario Marks National Access Awareness Week
McGuinty Government Breaking Down Barriers While Supporting Business in Ontario Canada - Published: 2010-06-05
Walk for Muscular Dystrophy - London, Ontario
Walk, Wheel or Run and Help Make Muscles Move! Join the 2010 London Walk for Muscular Dystrophy - Published: 2010-06-03
Extreme Heat Alert - Cooling Centers Open - Toronto Canada
Toronto Heat Alert upgraded to Extreme Heat Alert Cooling Centers Open - Published: 2010-05-25
CPR Training Rates Low in Toronto
Half the high schools in Toronto do not teach students how to perform cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) - Published: 2010-05-25
Historic TEN Gala to Benefit Largest Brain Tumor Center in Canada
Range of exciting fundraising events to support ongoing research and patient care at The Gerry and Nancy Pencer Brain Tumor Center - Published: 2010-05-20
Show of Support for Kids with Physical Disabilities - Toronto Ontario News
Toronto Tribute Award Dinner at the Liberty Grand raised over half a million dollars for Easter Seals Ontario - Published: 2010-05-13
Canadian Government Helps People With Disabilities in Walkerton Ontario Develop Job Skills
Government of Canada Helps People With Disabilities in Walkerton Develop Job Skills - Published: 2010-05-08
Ontario Nurses Association Nursing Week 2010
Ontario Nurses Association and allied health professionals celebrating Nursing Week 2010 with a range of events and activities - Published: 2010-05-07
Free Exhibition for People with Disabilities - Toronto Ontario Canada
Largest Exhibition for People with Disabilities in Canada People in Motion is coming to Toronto Ontario Canada - Published: 2010-05-03
Canadian Government Helps People with Disabilities in Brantford Ontario Become Self-Employed
Project will help eight people with disabilities acquire information and skills needed to become self-employed - Published: 2010-05-01
Will Ontario be Fully Accessible by 2025
It is clear that the government is pushing the responsibility of public accessibility to private industry - Published: 2010-02-15
Spend Money Like it was Your Own - Ontario Auditor General
Auditor General calls on the Ontario government to spend taxpayer money like it was their own - Published: 2009-12-08
Nortel Pensioners Demand Government ACTION NOW!
Over 2000 pensioners, terminated and disabled employees of Nortel Networks rallied in protest on Parliament Hill - Published: 2009-10-22
Ride for Karen Cycling Event Reaches Million Dollar Mark
Cycling enthusiasts from across Ontario hit the roads north of Toronto today for the Ride for Karen annual fundraiser - Published: 2009-09-13
Ontario Crash Victim Receives Highest Damage Award in Canadian Legal History
Ontario woman has received the highest ever damage award in Canada for injuries suffered in a car accident - Published: 2009-09-02
Ontario Government Adopting Protection Strategy Against Meningococcal Meningitis
Immunization program will provide broad protection against all four of the vaccine-preventable strains of invasive meningococcal disease - Published: 2009-06-03
Historic End of Institutionalization in Ontario Canada
Ontario will officially close its last three government-operated large institutions for people who have an intellectual disability - Published: 2009-03-31