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National Access Awaress Week 2018

Photo from Left:  Robert Lattanzio, Sunil Gurmukh, Mariam Shanouda, Maureen Haan, Marian MacGregor

ARCH co-hosted its annual Access Awareness event with the Law Society of Ontario on June 5, 2018.  The theme of this year’s event was privacy as it relates to persons with disabilities.  The panel consisted of: Sunil Gurmukh from the Ontario Human Rights Commission, Mariam Shanouda, Staff Lawyer at ARCH, Maureen Haan, President & CEO of The Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work, and moderated by Marian MacGregor, Law Society of Ontario

The panellists shared their expertise and provided practice tips for lawyers on how to respect the privacy rights of clients and colleagues with disabilities. Also discussed were developments in the case law relating to the privacy rights of persons with disabilities. Over 100 people attended the event and over 650 web streamed it live.

National Access Awareness Program 2018 from June 5, 2018 is now available for online viewing.

MP4 Video with Slides (allows you to download the video to view later; with presentation slides):

July 9, 2018