Response from Paul Merriman Critical Medical Triage Letter

  File: 21-319 Robin EastPresidentBarrier Free Saskatchewan(barrierfreesk@gmail.com) Dear Robin Premier Scott Moe has forwarded me your email and letter regarding critical medical triage during the COVID-19 pandemic. I appreciate being informed of the views of Barrier Free Saskatchewan with respect to access to care for persons with disabilities. The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has policiesContinue reading Response from Paul Merriman Critical Medical Triage Letter

British Columbia Introduces Accessibility Act

We are pleased to let you know that the Honourable Nicolas Simons, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction recently introduced the Accessible British Columbia Act. If passed, this proposed legislation will set British Columbia on the path to a more accessible and inclusive province for people with disabilities. In particular, the proposed legislation will allow governmentContinue reading British Columbia Introduces Accessibility Act

Letter to the Office of Disabilities ACCESSIBLE WASHROOM LEGISLATION

Barrier Free Saskatchewan                                   “Let’s be accessible”Endorse BFSK at barrierfreesaskatchewan.org Wednesday, March 24, 2021  Executive DirectorOffice of DisabilitiesDaryl Stubel1926 Broad StreetRegina, SK,  S4P3V6Daryl.Stubel@gov.sk.ca Daryl, I ask you and Minister Carr, the Minister for Persons With disabilities, why the washroom issue has not been addressed in Saskatchewan. I ask this because over five hundred complaints were filed againstContinue reading Letter to the Office of Disabilities ACCESSIBLE WASHROOM LEGISLATION

February 22, 2021 Response from Minister Carr

February 22, 2021                                                                                                                        Ref: 161LC (72-21) Robin East, PresidentBarrier Free Saskatchewanbarrierfreesk@gmail.com Dear Robin East: I am disappointed to hear of the cancellation of our upcoming meeting. I was looking forward to meeting with you and the Barrier Free Saskatchewan membership to discuss issues and concerns related to the disability community. Having officialsContinue reading February 22, 2021 Response from Minister Carr

Letter to Honorable Minister Carr

Barrier Free Saskatchewan Nothing About Us Without Us Let’s be Accessible! www.barrierfreesaskatchewan.org February 9, 2021 Honorable Minister CarrMinister of Social ServicesMailing Address Room 303, Legislative Building2405 Legislative DriveRegina, SaskatchewanS4S 0B3 Minister Carr, Barrier Free Saskatchewan (BFSK) previously requested that you meet with our membership to discuss the Saskatchewan Party platform on Persons With Disabilities broughtContinue reading Letter to Honorable Minister Carr

Letter to Premier Moe: Critical Medical Triage

Premier Moe: Barrier Free Saskatchewan is concerned with the province’s medical protocol. We believe that a critical care triage must occur when beds and/or treatments are at a critical point. However, our concerns lie with the rationing or triage of life-saving critical medical care where the possibility of discrimination based on disability will occur. WeContinue reading Letter to Premier Moe: Critical Medical Triage

Letter to Premier Moe: The province’s medical protocol

Premier Moe: Barrier Free Saskatchewan is concerned with the province’s medical protocol. We believe that a critical care triage must occur when beds and/or treatments are at a critical point. However, our concerns lie with the rationing or triage of life-saving critical medical care where the possibility of discrimination based on disability will occur. WeContinue reading Letter to Premier Moe: The province’s medical protocol

“Let’s be accessible”

Barrier Free Saskatchewan                                         “Let’s be accessible”Endorse BFSK at barrierfreesaskatchewan.org January 26, 2021 Stefanie WihlidalGovernment of SaskatchewanProject ManagerDisability Programs-Program and Service DesignMinistry of Social Services14th Floor, 1920 Broad StreetREGINA Canada S4P 3V6Phone: 306-787-5693stefanie.wihlidal@gov.sk.ca Dear Stefanie, I shared the January 22nd presentation. given by yourself and the ODI team to the Barrier Free Saskatchewan (BFSK) Executive. As theirContinue reading “Let’s be accessible”

Response to Uniform Standard (buiding Standard’s)

Barrier Free Saskatchewan                                         “Let’s be accessible”Endorse BFSK at barrierfreesaskatchewan.org Kevin KehlerDirector of Technicaal Safety policyKevin.kehler@gov.sk.ca Dear Kevin: Barrier Free Saskatchewan (BFSK) would like to thank you, Bill Hawkins, and Marvin Meichkel, for taking time to meet with us on November 26,2020 to discuss the Side by Side Uniform Building Standards document. Your role as a creatorContinue reading Response to Uniform Standard (buiding Standard’s)