Ontario Human rights Reform - A call to Action

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance Update

March 16, 2006

SUMMARY

We want to update you on developments on the issue we reported to you about last week, the Ontario Government’s plans to reform the Ontario Human Rights Code enforcement process by weakening the Ontario Human Rights Commission.

On Thursday, March 16, 2006, the AODA Alliance held a news conference at the Queen’s Park Media Studio in Toronto. This was the AODA Alliance’s first news conference. Below we set out:

We are delighted that so many have already taken the time to write the Ontario Government in support of the AODA Alliance’s position. Please keep sending in those letters and emails to the Ontario Government. To see our Action Kit, visit:

www.aodaalliance.org

Pass on our Action Kit to others. Urge friends and family to support our cause. Our Action Kit has already been sent to very many people around the Internet. Send our news release, set out below, to your local media. Urge them to cover this issue.