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REGION OF PEEL
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAC) AGENDA
AAC-2012-5

 

DATE:
June 19, 2012
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; D. Farrace, W. Goursky; S. Hames; N. Husain; N. Iannicca; E. Kolb; M. Parker; R. Paterak; 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-2012-4) meeting held on April 24, 2012 (Receipt recommended)

4. COMMUNICATIONS

a. cbc.ca, CBC News Article dated May 2, 2012, titled “Parents with Disabilities Want Support, Not Stigma” (Receipt recommended) (See also Items 4b and 4c)
Communication

b. cbc.ca, CBC News Article dated May 2, 2012, titled “Disabled Parents Treated Same as Others, Peel CAS Says” (Receipt recommended) (See also Items 4a and 4c)
Communication

c. ctv.ca, CTV News Article dated May 2, 2012, titled “Disabled Couple Fights for Right to Care for Newborn Son” (Receipt recommended) (See also Items 4a and 4b)
Communication

d. Disability News Asia, News Article dated May 21, 2012, titled “Chinese with Disabilities Enjoy E-commerce Boom” (Receipt recommended)
Communication

e. The Globe and Mail, News Article dated May 27, 2012, titled “Canada’s Demographic ‘Golden Age’ Coming to an End” (Receipt recommended)
Communication

f. ARCH Disability Law Centre, News Article dated May 31, 2012, titled “Blind Canadians Applaud Decision of the Federal Court of Appeal Finding that Federal Government Breached Charter Rights” (Receipt recommended)
Communication

g. Region of Peel INcare (Inclusive Practices in Child Care) Newsletter, Spring 2012, Issue 3 (Receipt recommended) (Colour copies of the Newsletter distributed to Committee Members only)
Communication

5. DELEGATIONS

a. Keith Ward, Secretary, Jasinski Legacy Non-Profit Residences Inc., Presenting Accessibility Features and the Use of Regional Design Guidelines for the Villa Polonia Project, a Non-Profit Housing Project under Construction in Brampton (20 minutes requested)

b. Diana Rea, Project Manager, Office of Strategic Innovation & Policy, Presenting the Diversity and Inclusion Lens (15 minutes requested)

6. REPORTS

a. Region of Peel Accessibility Planning Program Monthly Update (May) (For information)
 
Report
b. Region of Peel Accessibility Planning Program Monthly Update (June) (For information)
Update by Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel
Report

c. Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee Member Updates

i. Peel Municipal AAC Updates


7. OTHER BUSINESS

a. July AAC Meeting (Oral)
Discussion led by William Goursky, AAC Chair

8. NEXT MEETING

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
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: Friday June 15 2012

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