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(1) The Government of Ontario, Legislative Assembly and designated public sector organizations shall incorporate accessibility criteria and features when procuring or acquiring goods, services or facilities, except where it is not practicable to do so.
Employers are encouraged to contact JAN to discuss specific situations in more detail.
For information on assistive technology and other accommodation ideas, visit JAN's Searchable Online Accommodation Resource (SOAR) at JAN.org/soar.
This article will discuss the concept, recently enunciated by the Supreme Court of Canada, that a prohibition of discrimination is not simply an obligation not to discriminate (a negative obligation) but is also an obligation to take reasonable, positive steps to create equality (a positive obligation).
Rather, it is usually expressed as being due to concerns about the difficulties of distinguishing between two situations.
Kéroul salutes the leadership of Quebec's Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for the Mauricie region, Julie Boulet, who has signed the A World for Everyone Declaration aimed at promote inclusive tourism. FREE training sessions on accommodating and serving people with disabilities will be offered as part of Canada’s 150th and Montréal’s 375th anniversary celebrations.
Each publication in the series addresses a specific medical condition and provides information about the condition, ADA information, accommodation ideas, and resources for additional information.The Baltic States are a tapestry of sea, lakes and woods.Explore the gems of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania as we visit their fairytale cities, knight’s castles and pristine natural wonders.In her testimony before the Commission, Nancy Delogu, counsel to the Institute for a Drug-Free Workplace, Mark Rothstein, professor of law and director of the Health, Law and Policy Institute at the University of Houston, concurred with Ms. employers are having a difficult time making a determination. 1998) (alcoholism is covered under the Rehabilitation Act); Mararri v. 1997) (the ADA treats drug addiction and alcoholism differently). Delogu, testifying before the Commission that the EEOC should engage in some sort of interpretive statement and, after consulting with experts in the rehabilitation community,could offer guidance that would be very helpful to employers in this area such as stating a particular length of time that an individual must be stable and making progress or require certification of an individual who had a substance abuse problem from some professional that they were making good progress before they would be covered [by the ADA], because . The courts have been reluctant to set out specific time periods, and this is an area that has caused a great deal of concern.
(1) This Regulation establishes the accessibility standards for each of information and communications, employment and transportation, the Customer Care section can be found at (2) The requirements in the standards set out in this Regulation are not a replacement or a substitution for the requirements established under the Human Rights Code nor do the standards limit any obligations owed to persons with disabilities under any other legislation.