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REGION OF PEEL
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAC) AGENDA
AAC-2011-7

 

DATE:
August 30, 2011
TIME:
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
LOCATION:
Council Chamber, 5th floor
Regional Administrative Headquarters
10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A
Brampton, Ontario
MEMBERS:
H. Bajwa; G. Barnes; R. Chopra; W. Goursky; S. Hames; N. Husain; N. Iannicca; R. Iyer; E. Kolb; M. Parker; R. Paterak; P. Tourko; M. Tymkow

William Goursky, Chair to preside.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

3. PREVIOUS MEETING MINUTES

a. Minutes of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2011-6) meeting held on June 21, 2011 (Receipt recommended)

4. COMMUNICATIONS

a. Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance (AODA Alliance), E-mail dated July 19, 2011, Providing a Copy of a Letter sent to Ontario's Three Major Political Parties Asking for Election Commitments Regarding Disability Accessibility (Receipt recommended)

b. thestar.com, Article dated August 1, 2011, titled "Global Voices: Why Do We Ignore Those with Disabilities When Making Development Decisions?" (Receipt recommended)

c. peoplefirst4aoda.com, Article dated August 4, 2011, titled "AODA: Why Do I Have to Notify the Public When There is a Disruption of Services?" (Receipt recommended) (See also Item 4d)

d. Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT) Magazine, Volume Six, Issue 4, August 2011 (Page 8), Article titled "New Government Requirement for Employers" (Receipt recommended) (See also Item 4c)

5. PRESENTATIONS

a. Joel Rieder, President, Reinders + Rieder Ltd. and Ashwani Sinha, Capital Project Manager, Real Property Asset Management, Region of Peel, Providing a Review of the Wilkinson Shelter Renovation Project located at 15 Wilkinson Road - City of Brampton, Ward 8 (Site Plan Approval requested) (10 minutes)

b. Nancy Diane Barry, Program Lead and Carling Barry, Peer Program Assistant, Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (CILT), Providing Information regarding Programs Offered by CILT and the Diner's Club Guide for Peel Residents (15 minutes requested)

c. Natasha Langlois and Michelle Goland, Communications Officers, Elections Ontario, Providing Information on Elections Ontario and Elections Ontario's Accessibility Initiatives (20 minutes requested)

6. REPORTS

a. Education and Awareness Working Group – International Day of Persons with Disabilities Update (Oral)
Update by Naz Husain, Committee Vice-Chair and Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel
 

b. Visioning Exercise and Facilitators (Oral)
Update by Victoria Ghandour, Acting Manager, Regulatory Compliance, Region of Peel

c
. Region of Peel Accessibility Planning Program Updates (Oral)

d. Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Member Updates

i. Social Assistance Review (Oral)
Update and Open Discussion by William Goursky, Committee Chair

7. OTHER BUSINESS

8. NEXT MEETING

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Council Chamber, 5th floor
Regional Administrative Headquarters
10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A
Brampton, Ontario

9. ADJOURNMENT

 

Revised: Thursday August 25 2011

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