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REGION OF PEEL
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAC) AGENDA
AAC-2010-2

 

DATE:
February 23, 2010
TIME:
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 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
COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDER:
M. Singh Sandhu, United Way of Peel Region

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. Minutes of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2010-1) meeting held on January 26, 2010 (Attached)

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

4. COMMUNICATION ITEMS

  1. The Victoria Times Colonist, Article dated January 22, 2010, titled “CNIB Should Not be Running Library Service” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  2. The Windsor Star, Article dated January 23, 2010, titled “Service Dog Helps Woman Fight Mental Illness” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  3. Disability News Asia, Article dated January 25, 2010, titled “ Canadian Works to Make Housing More Accessible for Disabled People ” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  4. AODA.com (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act), Article dated January 25, 2010, titled “Municipal Bylaws Must Follow Human Rights Code: OMB” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  5. canada.com, Article dated January 28, 2010, titled “Access Remains Unequal: Disabled” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)

5. PRESENTATIONS

  1. Kristina Hatton, Coordinator, Peel Children's Water Festival, Public Works, Presenting the Peel Children’s Water Festival 2010 Accessibility Work Plan (10 minutes)
  2. Richard Ngun, Project Manager, Development and Construction, Employee and Business Services, Providing an Update on the Chapelview Project, City of Brampton, Ward 3 (10 minutes)
  3. Jeff Payne, Manager, Regulatory Compliance, Corporate Services, Providing an Update on the AAC Membership Recruitment Process (10 minutes)

6. REPORTS

  1. Ontario's Long-Term Affordable Housing Strategy (Oral) (Attached)
      Update by William Goursky, Chair, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (10 minutes)
  2. Region of Peel Accessibility Planning Specialist Activity Report (Oral)
      Update by Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel (5 minutes)
  3. Employment Accessibility Standards Development Committee Update (Oral)
      Update by Naz Husain, Vice-Chair, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) (5 minutes)
  4. Accessible Transportation Standards Development Committee (Oral)
      Update by Glenn Barnes, Member, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) (5 minutes)

7. OTHER BUSINESS

8. NEXT MEETING

Tuesday, March 30, 2010
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: Wednesday April 21 2010

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