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Making Way for Accessibility

JOINT PEEL-CALEDON
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAC) AGENDA
AAC-2007-7

DATE: August 21, 2007
TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
PLACE: Region of Peel Administrative Headquarters
Council Chamber, 5th floor
10 Peel Centre Drive
Brampton, Ontario
MEMBERS: H. Bajwa; G. Barnes; W. Goursky; S. Hames; J. Hardman; N. Husain; E. Kolb; S. McFadden; R. Paterak; J. Spry; M. Tymkow

William Goursky, Chair - presiding

1. Call to Order

2. Approval of Minutes

  1. Minutes of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting (AAC-2007-6) held on June 12, 2007 (Attached)

3. Approval of Agenda

4. Communication Items

  1. Donna Cansfield, Minister of Transportation, Letter dated June 5, 2007, Regarding the Misuse of Accessible Parking Permits (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  2. Peter MacKay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Letter dated June 22, 2007, Responding to a Letter from Chair Kolb Regarding the Government of Canada’s Commitment to an Accessible Society for All (Resolution 2007-598) (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  3. Ministry of Community and Social Services, dated July 17, 2007, Providing a Public Sector Accessibility Update (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  4. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Division of Social Policy and Development, United Nations, Announcing that the Theme for International Day of Disabled Persons, Celebrated on 3 December, 2007, will be “Decent Work for Persons with Disabilities” (Receipt recommended) (Attached) (See also Report of the Accessibility Advisory Committee Chair and Members - Item 8b)
  5. Ministry of Community and Social Services, dated July 23, 2007, titled “Disability Doesn’t Mean Invisibility!” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  6. Ministry of Community and Social Services, Providing a Summary Introducing the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  7. Toronto Star, Article dated July 27, 2007, titled “Bus stops here for TTC”, Regarding the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal Ruling Requiring the Announcement of Bus and Streetcar Stops (Receipt Recommended) (Attached)
  8. Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Emergency Management Ontario, Providing an Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities/Special Needs (Receipt Recommended) (Attached) (See also Presentations - Item 5a)

5. Presentations

  1. Andre-Luc Beauregard, Manager, Regional Emergency Management, Region of Peel, Regarding Emergency Planning for Persons with Disabilities (10 minutes) (Presentation not available at time of printing) (See also Communications - Item 4h)
  2. Eriks Eglite, Director of Recreation and Property Services, Town of Caledon, Regarding Renovations to the Caledon Centre for Recreation and Wellness and All Caledon Arenas (20 minutes requested)
  3. Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel, Regarding the 2007 Region of Peel Annual Accessibility Plan (10 minutes)

6. Reports

7. Report from the Accessibility Planning Coordinators

  1. Colleen Grant, Town Prosecutor and Solicitor, Town of Caledon (Oral)
  2. Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel (For information) (Attached)

8. Report of the Accessibility Advisory Committee Chair and Members

  1. William Goursky, Chair, Accessibility Advisory Committee, Providing an Update from the Site Plan Training Session (Oral) (5 minutes)
  2. William Goursky, Chair, Accessibility Advisory Committee and Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel, Regarding the 2007 International Day of Disabled Persons (Oral) (20 minutes requested) (See also Communications - Item 4d)

9. Other Business

10. Next Meeting

Tuesday, September 18, 2007
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Region of Peel Administrative Headquarters
Council Chamber, 5th floor
10 Peel Centre Drive
Brampton, Ontario

11. Adjournment

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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