FALA & Bill C-81

Presented by Pavel Chernousov.

Mr. Chernousov presented on his work with the Federal Accessibility Legislation Alliance and Bill C-81 (The Proposed Accessible Canada Act). Participants learned about the focus, goals and implications of the Bill that was introduced to the House of Commons in June of 2018. Participants were also made aware of the Federal Accessibility Legislation Alliance which brings together over 55 organizations with the goal of advancing access and inclusion, providing resources to excluded individuals within their communities and preparing and broadly disseminating information and resources related to federal accessibility legislation.