Good morning Premier Wynne; I know you are busy however there is a review of the AODA due last month

Section 41 of the AODA Act

Sounds a lot like segregrated washrooms in the southern US

Sounds a lot like segregrated washrooms in the southern US

provides:

“41.  (1)   Within four years after this section comes into force, the Lieutenant Governor in Council shall, after consultation with the Minister, appoint a person who shall undertake a comprehensive review of the effectiveness of this Act and the regulations and report on his or her findings to the Minister.  2005, c. 11, s. 41 (1).

Consultation
(2)   A person undertaking a review under this section shall consult with the public and, in particular, with persons with disabilities.  2005, c. 11, s. 41 (2).

Contents of report
(3)   Without limiting the generality of subsection (1), a report may include recommendations for improving the effectiveness of this Act and the regulations.  2005, c. 11, s. 41 (3).

Tabling of report
(4)   The Minister shall submit the report to the Lieutenant Governor in Council and shall cause the report to be laid before the Assembly if it is in session or, if not, at the next session.  2005, c. 11, s. 41 (4).

Further review
(5)   Within three years after the laying of a report under subsection (4) and every three years thereafter, the Lieutenant Governor in Council shall, after consultation with the Minister, appoint a person who shall undertake a further comprehensive review of the effectiveness of this Act and the regulations.  2005, c. 11, s. 41 (5).

Same
(6)   Subsections (2), (3) and (4) apply with necessary modifications to a review under subsection (5).  2005, c. 11, s. 41 (6).”

You can read the 2010 Final Report of the Charles Beer Independent Review of the AODA in an earlier review posted by OPC in this Blog.

If your company has any questions about the AODA Act and what requirements are due and when for compliance please contact us at AODA@optimalperformance.ca or 1 888 768-2106.

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