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City considers access issues; Committee plan takes a bite, but is support there?
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This Week - Clarington, Oshawa, Port Perry, Whitby, Ont.
Author: Derbyshire, Martin
Date: Oct 26, 2003
Start Page: 01
Section: News
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The Ontarians with Disabilities Act was passed by the Province in 2001. The act requires municipalities across Ontario with more than 10,000 people to set up an accessibility advisory committee and come up with an annual plan to address accessibility issues.

In early 2003, Oshawa set up a committee and invited Mr. [Cam Crotty] to join.

Over the last year, he and 13 other citizens, almost half of whom are disabled, joined a City councillor and City staffer, in putting together Oshawa's first accessibility plan.

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