City building | May 16, 2018
Today at General Committee, Council endorsed the City’s 15th Annual Accessibility Report and Multi-Year Plan for 2018-2022. It outlines how Mississauga continues to create accessible communities throughout the city by removing barriers and enhancing accessibility.
The report was developed by the City’s Accessibility Planning Team in consultation with the Staff Accessibility Resource Team (StART) and the Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC).
“This report shows clearly the strides we have made to remove barriers for all in the city,” said Pat Saito, Councillor Ward 9 and Accessibility Advisory Committee member. “The Accessibility Advisory Committee has worked with Council and staff to achieve many successes and continues to recommend new initiatives for the future.”
Highlights for 2017 include:
Mississauga’s Accessibility Plan focuses on implementing a range of provincial accessibility standards such as complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR).
In addition, staff will continue working on projects over the next five years to go beyond the City’s legislated compliance. Some of these initiatives include:
For more information about accessibility in Mississauga, visit mississauga.ca/accessibility.
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