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REGION OF PEEL
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAC) AGENDA
AAC-2009-3

 

DATE: March 24, 2009
TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Council Chamber, 5th Floor
Regional Administrative Headquarters
10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A
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

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. Minutes of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2009-2) meeting held on February 24, 2009 (Attached)

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

4. COMMUNICATION ITEMS

  1. Business Takes Action, February 2009 Newsletter (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  2. Disability News Asia, Article titled "Emoti-chair Allows Deaf People to Experience Music through Vibrations" (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  3. Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community and Social Services, Letter addressed to Accessibility Advisory Committee Members, Providing an Update on the Accessibility Standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (Receipt recommended) (Attached)

5. PRESENTATIONS

  1. John Austin, Manager, Workplace Health and Safety, and Anubha Mehta, Specialist, Diversity, Employee and Business Services, Region of Peel, Providing an Overview on the Strategy and Communication Plans for the Diversity Network to Regional Staff and Other Stakeholders (20 minutes requested)
  2. Janet Menard, Executive Director, Human Services, Region of Peel, Providing an Update on Social Housing Conditions in the Region of Peel (10 minutes) (Deferred from the February 24, 2009 AAC meeting)
  3. Lisa Jones, Transportation Accessibility Specialist, and Melanie Stone, Transportation Resource Coordinator, Environment, Transportation and Planning Services, Region of Peel, Accessible Transportation Coordination Office Project Status Update (10 minutes)
  4. Kristina Liivoja Hatton, Coordinator, Peel Children's Water Festival, Environment, Transportation and Planning Services, Region of Peel, Providing Information on the 2009 Peel Children's Water Festival (10 minutes)

6. REPORTS

  1. Monthly Activity Report - March 2009 (Oral)
      Update Provided by Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel (5 minutes)

  2. Employment Accessibility Standards Development Committee Update (Oral)
      Update Provided by Naz Husain, Vice-Chair, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) (5 minutes)
  3. Accessible Transportation Standards Development Committee (Oral)
      Update Provided by Glenn Barnes, Member, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) (5 minutes)

7. OTHER BUSINESS

8. NEXT MEETING

Tuesday, April 21, 2009
1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
Council Chamber, 5th floor
Regional Administrative Headquarters
10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A
Brampton, Ontario

9. ADJOURNMENT

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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