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Making Way for Accessibility

JOINT PEEL-CALEDON
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAC) AGENDA
AAC-2007-10

DATE: November 27, 2007
TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
PLACE: Council Chamber, 5th floor Regional Administrative Headquarters
10 Peel Centre Drive
Brampton, Ontario
MEMBERS: H. Bajwa; G. Barnes; W. Goursky; S. Hames; J. Hardman; N. Husain; E. Kolb; S. McFadden; R. Paterak; J. Spry; M. Tymkow

William Goursky, Chair - presiding

1. Call to Order

2. Approval of Minutes

  1. Minutes of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting (AAC-2007-9) held on October 16, 2007 (Attached)

3. Approval of Agenda

4. Communication Items

  1. Region of Peel Press Release dated October 31, 2007, titled “Region of Peel Approves Accessibility Plan” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  2. Toronto Sun Article, dated November 5, 2007, titled “Peel Recognizing People with Disabilities” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  3. Region of Peel Press Release dated November 15, 2007, titled “Peel Proclaims International Day of Disabled Persons” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)

5. Presentations

  1. William Goursky, Chair, Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee, 2007 International Day of Disabled Persons (IDDP) Opening Remarks (Oral) (5 minutes)
  2. Emil Kolb, Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Region of Peel, Remarks Recognizing the Importance of Marking the 2007 International Day of Disabled Persons (IDDP) (Oral) (5 minutes)
  3. David Szwarc, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Region of Peel, Extending Greetings on behalf of the Region of Peel and its Employees to Participants in the 2007 Region of Peel International Day of Disabled Persons (IDDP) Event (Oral) (5 minutes)
  4. Laura Nashman, Commissioner of Employee and Business Services – Departmental Event Co-Sponsor, Region of Peel, Regarding Regional Events to Mark the 2007 United Nations International Day of Disabled Persons (IDDP) (Oral) (5 minutes)
  5. William Goursky, Chair, Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee and R. Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor, Region of Peel, Presenting the 2007 Region of Peel Accessibility Awards (Oral) (15 minutes requested)
  6. Tracy MacCharles, Acting Chair, Accessibility Advisory Council of Ontario, Providing an Update on the Implementation of Accessibility Standards Developed Under the Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) (Oral) (15 minutes requested)
  7. Jo Walks, Project Manager, Accessibility Initiative, Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, Providing an Overview of the “ten/20 Challenge” (Oral) (10 minutes)
  8. Stephen G. Largy, Program Manager, Mississauga Practice Firm for Persons with Disabilities, Providing an Introduction to the Program (Oral) (10 minutes) (Presentation Attached)
  9. Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Corporate Services and Regional Solicitor – Departmental Event Co-Sponsor, Region of Peel, Closing Remarks on behalf of the Region of Peel Accessibility Planning Program and the Region of Peel Accessibility Planning Steering Committee (Oral) (5 minutes)

6. Reports

7. Report from the Accessibility Planning Coordinators

  1. Colleen Grant, Town Prosecutor and Solicitor, Town of Caledon (Oral)
  2. Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel (Oral)

8. Report of the Accessibility Advisory Committee Chair

  1. William Goursky, Chair and Naz Husain, Vice-Chair, Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee, Closing Remarks (Oral) (5 minutes)

9. Other Business

10. Next Meeting

Tuesday, January 29, 2008
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Council Chamber, 5th floor
Regional Administrative Headquarters
10 Peel Centre Drive
Brampton, Ontario

11. Adjournment

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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