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Toronto woman wins second victory ordering government websites accessible to blind

Donna Jodhan, a Toronto special-needs business consultant, won court of appeal ruling that orders Canadian government websites to be accessible to the blind. by Laurie Monsebraaten, Social Justice Reporter, TheStar.com Donna Jodhan wins at Federal Court against disability discrimination (Photo credit: Montral Gazette) A Toronto woman’s 2010 legal victory ordering Ottawa to make government websites […]

Toronto police settle G20 human rights case against paraplegic man

By Wendy Gillis, Staff Reporter, TheStar.com Toronto police have settled a human rights claim filed by a paraplegic man arrested during the G20 summit, but the terms will not be made public due to a confidentiality clause. Gabriel Jacobs, a panhandler paralyzed from the waist down, filed a claim with the Human Rights Tribunal of […]

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