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Accessible Travel

Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD)

Information on Accessible Travel from the Transportation Committee
of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities

arrowRuling for VIA Rail disappoints disabled - Court quashes order to modify 139 cars
Paul Waldie, Globe and Mail dd March 11, 2005

arrowVia Rail Decision dd March 3, 2005
Federal Court of Appeal - VIA Rail Canada Inc. v. Canadian Transportation Agency, 2005 FCA 79

arrowCCD Letter to Minister of Transport dd January 6, 2005
CCD suspends participation/withdraws from the Advisory Committee on Accessible Transportation (ACAT)

arrowMoving Backwards: Canada's State Of Transportation Accessibility In An International Context
Researcher: David Baker,
Final Report to the Council of Canadians With Disabilities (CCD)

arrowThe Lemieux-Brassard Case
Air Travel for People Who Use Wheelchairs

arrowGuide dog, trip out in the cold; Vacation scuttled at last minute
Bruce Owen, Winnipeg Free Press Staff Reporter, Winnipeg Free Press dd 12 January 1997

arrowVia Rail Appeals the Ruling
CCD Press Release dd December 3, 2003

arrowCanadians with Disabilities Win Battle with VIA Rail
CCD Press Release dd October 29, 2003

arrowAir Canada and Via Rail Ignore Disabled in New Services
CCD Press Release dd August 20, 2001

arrowDisabled Canadians Win First Round with VIA Rail
CCD Press Release dd February 22, 2001

arrowVIA Rail Defies Canada's Accessibility Laws
CCD Press Release dd February 1, 2001

arrowVia Rail Stopped in Its Tracks
CCD Press Release dd January 26, 2001

arrowVIA Wants Canadians with Disabilities to Pay for their Rights
CCD Press Release dd December 20, 2000

arrowIs Via About to Waste Tax Payer Dollars?
CCD Press Release dd December 5, 2000

Other Links

arrowCanadian Transportation Agency - Accessible Transportation

arrowTransport Canada - Accessible Transporation Unit




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