Halton Regional Accessibility Advisory Committee

The Halton Region Accessibility Advisory Committee advises and assists the Region in promoting and facilitating a barrier-free Region. The establishment of an Accessibility Advisory Committee is required by the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 (ODA) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA).

Specific activities include:

  • providing advice on the identification, removal and prevention of barriers to people with disabilities when accessing the Region’s programs, services and facilities
  • participating in the development and revision of accessibility plans and updates
  • providing input on accessibility for people with disabilities in new and existing buildings, structures, and premises that the Region purchases, constructs, significantly renovates, leases or funds; and
  • performing other functions specified in the ODA, the AODA and regulations

Composition

The committee includes:

  • 1 Regional Councillor
  • 1 member of Halton’s Older Adult Advisory Committee
  • 8 citizens-at-large, at least 6 of whom have a disability

Frequency of meetings

  • Monthly, or as required.

Council membership

Contact

  • Gabrielle Baldazzi
    Office of the Regional Clerk
    905-825-6000 Ext. 7485
    Toll Free: 1-866-4HALTON (1-866-442-5866) ext. 7485
    Gabrielle.Baldazzi@halton.ca