416-533-0040
info@bakerlaw.ca

Posts Tagged with ‘Donna Jodhan’

Jodhan wins landmark case against federal government to fix inaccessible websites

  • November 29, 2010
  • Comments Off on Jodhan wins landmark case against federal government to fix inaccessible websites

Toronto – November 29, 2010 – Today the Federal Court of Canada released a landmark decision concerning the right of Canadians with disabilities to access government websites.

Justice Kelen has ruled that Canada’s federal government must deliver key websites in a useable format for blind and partially-sighted Canadians. Canada will now be joining with numerous other countries – such as the United States, Australia and EU member states – that have already made their federal websites accessible. » Read the rest

Donna Jodhan web accessbility hearings

  • September 22, 2010
  • Comments Off on Donna Jodhan web accessbility hearings

Donna Jodhan’s web accessibility Charter Challenge against the Federal Government was covered by a number of major media outlets. Bakerlaw’s David Baker and Meryl Gary were in Federal Court from September 21st-23rd arguing Ms. Jodhan’s case. The court is now resting, and has said that it deliver its verdict in approximate six months’ time. » Read the rest

Blind MBA to have her day in court over inaccessible government websites

  • September 14, 2010
  • Comments Off on Blind MBA to have her day in court over inaccessible government websites

From September 21st to the 23rd, Bakerlaw will be representing Donna Jodhan before the Federal Court of Canada in Toronto. Ms. Jodhan, a legally blind Canadian, is challenging the federal government over websites that are inaccessible to blind and partially sighted web surfers. Bakerlaw is asking the courts to require the government to make job application forms and other major services accessible for these users. » Read the rest

Bakerlaw to Challenge Inaccessibility of Government Websites in Federal Court

  • May 8, 2010
  • Comments Off on Bakerlaw to Challenge Inaccessibility of Government Websites in Federal Court

Bakerlaw will soon be headed to federal court with client Donna Jodhan. Jodhan, who is among approximately 10 per cent of the population with vision disabilities, is asking the government to provide vision impaired Canadians with equal access to government information and services online. Bakerlaw hopes to compel the government to update its web accessibility standards and ensure its websites are accessible to all Canadians. » Read the rest

Blind MBA challenges federal government over inaccessible jobs websites

  • August 6, 2008
  • Comments Off on Blind MBA challenges federal government over inaccessible jobs websites

Bakerlaw client Donna Jodhan is challenging the federal government over its inaccessible jobs websites.

“If we don’t stand up and make ourselves heard, the government will keep on dragging its feet,” Jodhan said in a press release issued today. “We need to act now, to make things better for tomorrow’s generation.”

Click here to read the full press release on her case in Adobe PDF format. » Read the rest

Bakerlaw Newsletter
Subscribe to our email newsletter for Human Rights and Disability Legal updates and news.
100% Privacy. We don't spam.