Transportation of Persons with Disabilities in Canada: Triumphs and Tribulations

  • December 29, 2015
  • Kimberly Srivastava

Bakerlaw has worked extensively in the area of advancing the rights of persons with disabilities in the transportation context.

Bakerlaw represented the Council of Canadians with Disabilities in the Via Rail case in 2007 click here to read the case (link). To read a paper regarding the decision by bakerlaw’s David Baker and Sarah Godwin (formerly of bakerlaw) click here (link).

The VIA Rail case came as a welcome change from the previous trend regarding Canada’s policies and practices pertaining to the transportation of persons with disabilities. To review a paper written by bakerlaw’s David Baker: Moving Bakwards: Canada’s State of Transportation Accessibility in an International Context click here (link).



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