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BFM Releases Comparative Review of Info and Communication Standards

Dec 13, 2017
In anticipation of the results of initial work on the AMA's accessible information and communication standard, BFM is pleased to release a comparative review of similar standards in place in other jurisdictions.
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4th Birthday and Time for the Comprehensive Review

Dec 05, 2017
It's the AMA's 4th birthday and time to begin the comprehensive review of the act and its implementation.
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Province Releases Consumer Guide to the Accessible Customer Service Standard

Dec 01, 2017
Guide describes what Manitobans with disabilities can and should expect in terms of the accessibility services from virtually every organization in the province
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Preliminary Results from the Accessible Education Surveys

Nov 29, 2017
BFM is pleased to present preliminary results from the surveys launched in early November on accessibility in Manitoba's educational systems
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Final Proposal for the Accessible Employment Standard Released

Nov 03, 2017
Minister Scott Fielding, the Minister responsible for the landmark Accessibility for Manitobans Act, has now released his final proposal for the Accessible Employment Standard
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Surveys on Barriers to Accessible Education in Manitoba

Nov 01, 2017
Barrier-Free Manitoba, in conjunction with Education Solutions Manitoba, is conducting province-wide surveys of parents/families of students with disabilities, students with disabilities and educational staff and officials
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Accessibility is the Law / Participation is Your Right

Oct 11, 2017
BFM and others launched the "Accessibility of the Law / Participation is Your Right" public information campaign earlier today.
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We're still No 1

Oct 04, 2017
Disability discrimination ranks as most frequent reason for human rights complaints for 16th straight year
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5 for 5 Leadership Candidates Support Call for an Accessible Education Standard

Oct 04, 2017
All five leadership candidates for the two opposition parties have expressed support for the call for the development and enforcement of a strong accessibility education standard.
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Manitoba Legislature now one of most accessible chambers in Canada

Oct 03, 2017
Free Press says that changes in legislature chamber barely noticeable, but monumental for disabled
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