A spokesperson for the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing says the underlying principle of improving accessibility will be maintained, and connects the revisions to the government's commitment to cut red tape that is slowing down the production of new housing.
One third of survey respondents acknowledge that their homes could be problematic for residents or visitors with a disability, while more than one quarter of those who currently report a disability are planning to move.
A condominium litigator outlines general guidelines for accommodating accessibility requests in condos.
With automated doors on the upswing, an electrician explains how to successfully manage the installation of operators.
Many of Ontario’s building owners and managers are now struggling to decipher requirements for barrier-free access in the Ontario Building Code (OBC), under the Accessibility
Mixed-use condominiums, which include both a commercial and a residential component, provide commercial owners with potential on-site clientele and condominium owners with the convenience of having
Property owners and managers may eventually face not only frustrated residents and tenants when elevators have to be taken offline, but also a time limit
Voluntary action will continue to be the predominant dismantler of barriers in Ontario’s built environment and landscapes ...
Timelines to implement standards for integrated accessibility regulation (IAR), which encompass accessibility standards in three areas (information and communication, employment and transportation), have been set.