Archive: 2013


In April 2013, Jennifer Howard, Minister of Family Services and Labour and Minister responsibile for Persons with Disabilities and Women introduced Bill 26 (The Accessibility for Manitobans Act) for First Reading. The new legislation would help governments, private-sector businesses and advocacy groups to work together to make more places and services ... Read More
September 9, 2013ssagert



Barrier Free Manitoba

On September 6, 2012 Minister Jennifer Howard released the Manitoba Accessibility Council’s (MAAC’s) recommendations for provincial accessibility rights legislation. Barrier – Free Manitoba submitted a comprehensive response that agreed that the new legislation is essential but concluded that: the MAAC’s recommendations simply do not go far enough and that the legislation must ... Read More
August 15, 2013ssagert