Citizens With Disabilities -
Ontario Members' WEBINAR UpdateApril 19, 2009
Disabilities - Ontario (CWDO) actively promotes the
rights, freedoms and responsibilities of persons with
disabilities through community development, social action, and
member support and referral. Our primary activity is
public education and awareness about the social and physical
barriers that prevent the full inclusion of persons with
disabilities in Ontario.
| Webinar on
Proposed Employment Standards
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Tuesday, April 21,
starting at 7:30 p.m. E.D.T. (Toronto time)
John Rae, community
activist, for an informative (and free!) Webinar on the
proposed new accessible Employment Standards.
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act has
authorized the development of a number of standards to make
Ontario accessible by the year 2025.
The Accessibility Standards for
Customer Service have already been set in regulation.
The public sector (i.e., provincial government) and the
broader public sector (such as hospitals and schools) will
need to be in compliance with the regulation by January 1,
Now, standards are proposed to ensure employment
practices will be accessible.
Come to the Webinar to
find out what this means. Get information to help you
decide if you support the standard or not, and how to give
your input to the standards development
Click here to
Click here to
learn how to join in to our on-line conferencing system.
Click here to learn
how to participate through the IDEAL conference
More Webinars are
currently being planned:
for more information and opportunities to register!
- Series on
the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with
Want to join
in? Not sure what to do?
Come to a tutorial and learn
how easy it is to connect over our on-line conferencing
system. Pat Seed is our technical support person.
She will lead you step-by-step through everything you need to
know to get started.
Through the IDEAL conferencing
system, you can participate in live Webinars attend our Annual
General Meeting, and get involved with CWDO
easy! And there is no cost to you for using our
system. All you need is your own computer, keyboard and
speakers. With a microphone headset, you can chat
Click to go to the
IDEAL Conference Centre. Download the plug-in and
join Pat in Auditorium 1 at one of the times below. As
you enter the auditorium, type in your name, city or town and
log in (no password necessary.)
- Monday, April 20 from 10 am to 12
- Monday, April 20 from 7:30 pm to 9:30
- Tuesday, April 21 from 10am to 11 am
- Tuesday, April 21 from 6 9m to 7:30 pm
(right before the
|Membership Survey - $100
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~CWDO wants your input and we are even willing to reward
If you fill in our short survey we are
giving you the chance to win a prize of $100 in COLD, HARD,
CASH! In these economic times, every extra dollar
By filling in this survey you are helping CWDO
grow stronger and to provide services to people with
disabilities that are effective and relevant.
Click here to answer
|CWDO's Annual General
Members please note you are invited to the Annual
General Meeting of Citizens With Disabilities -
The meeting will take place on Thursday, June
11, 2009, starting at 7:00 pm EDT. (Toronto time) in our
virtual space at the IDEAL Conference Centre.
Please visit our AGM page by
clicking this link.