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Government of Manitoba
Disabilities Issues Office

Accessibility Advisory Council

ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, May 28, 12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
ROOM 612, 401 YORK AVENUE

Sarah Lugtig of Civil Legal Services joined the Council to discuss the Harmonization Committee Report and her prepared legal opinion to questions posed by the Council. The Harmonization Committee was established to determine how accessibility legislation and the standards that flow from it would work in harmony with guidelines of the Manitoba Human Rights Code (MHRC). The report was broken into a number of questions. Sarah presented the committee’s main findings. It was agreed the Council and MHRC continue to work together as legislation moves forward.

The Council resumed discussion of Council Recommendations and Public Input. Suggested recommendations gathered from submissions and the public consultation on May 8 was inserted in bold for discussion and consideration from Council. Further recommendations from recent submissions will be incorporated into the document for consideration by the Council at the next meeting, scheduled for Monday, June 4.
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