Our Policies

 

Statement of Organizational Commitment

The office of MPP Jim Wilson is committed to ensuring equal access and participation for people with disabilities. We are committed to treating people with disabilities in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence.

We believe in integration, and we are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner. We will do so by removing and preventing barriers to accessibility and by meeting our accessibility requirements under Ontario’s accessibility laws.

 

Accessibility policies

The office of MPP Jim Wilson is committed to meeting its current and ongoing obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code respecting non-discrimination.

The office of MPP Jim Wilson understands that obligations under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and its accessibility standards do not substitute or limit its obligations under the Ontario Human Rights Code or obligations to people with disabilities under any other law.

The office of MPP Jim Wilson is committed to excellence in serving and providing services to all constituents including people with disabilities. Our accessible customer service policies are consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity for people with disabilities.

In regard to training, the office of MPP Jim Wilson is committed to training all staff and volunteers in accessible customer service, other Ontario’s accessibility standards and aspects of the Ontario Human Rights Code that relate to persons with disabilities.

In addition, we will train:

  1. all persons who participate in developing the organization’s policies; and
  2. all other persons who provide goods, services or facilities on behalf of the organization


Training of our employees and volunteers on accessibility relates to their specific roles.

Training includes:

  • purpose of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the requirements of the Customer Service Standards
  • our policies related to the Customer Service Standards
  • how to interact and communicate with people with various types of disabilities
  • how to interact with people with disabilities who use an assistive device or require the assistance of a service animal or a support person
  • what to do if a person with a disability is having difficulty in accessing our organization’s services or facilities.


We train every person as soon as practicable after being hired and provide training in respect of any changes to the policies.

We maintain records of the training provided including the dates on which the training was provided and the number of individuals to whom it was provided.

In regard to assistive devices, people with disabilities may use their personal assistive devices when accessing our services or facilities. In cases where the assistive device presents a significant and unavoidable health or safety concern or may not be permitted for other reasons, other measures will be used to ensure the person with a disability can access our services or facilities.

We ensure that our staff are trained and familiar with various assistive devices we have on site or that we provide that may be used by customers with disabilities while accessing our goods, services or facilities.

 

Multi-year Plan

The office of MPP Jim Wilson strives to meet the needs of its employees and customers with disabilities and is working hard to remove and prevent barriers to accessibility.

The office of MPP Jim Wilson is committed to fulfilling our requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. This accessibility plan outlines the steps we are taking to meet those requirements and to improve opportunities for people with disabilities.

Our plan shows how we will play our role in making Ontario an accessible province for all Ontarians.

The plan is reviewed and updated at least once every 5 years.

We train every person as soon as practicable after being hired and provide training in respect of any changes to the policies.

We maintain records of the training provided including the dates on which the training was provided and the number of individuals to whom it was provided.

 

Customer Service

The office of MPP Jim Wilson is committed to providing accessible customer service to people with disabilities. This means that we will provide services and facilities to people with disabilities with the same high quality and timeliness as others.

 

Information and Communications

The office of MPP Jim Wilson is committed to making our information and communications accessible to people with disabilities.

 

Employment

The office of MPP Jim Wilson is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.

 

Procurement

The office of MPP Jim Wilson is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.

 

Self-service kiosks

The office of MPP Jim Wilson is committed to incorporating accessibility features and considering accessibility for people with disabilities when designing, procuring or acquiring self-service kiosks.

 

Training

The office of MPP Jim Wilson is committed to providing training in the requirements of Ontario’s accessibility laws and the Ontario Human Rights Code as it applies to people with disabilities.

 

Design of Public Spaces

The office of MPP Jim Wilson will meet accessibility laws when building or making major changes to public spaces.


For more information on this accessibility plan, please contact the office of MPP Jim Wilson by phone: 705-446-1090 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Our accessibility plan is publicly posted at www.jimwilsonmpp.com

Standard and accessible formats of this document are free on request

 


 

La version française suit le texte anglais. French text follows.

To the Constituency Office of MPP Jim Wilson – Simcoe-Grey Constituency Office
AODA Identifier: AD100123

The Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR) under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) establishes that organizations from the Ontario Public Service/Ontario Legislative Assembly (OPS/OLA) are required to file an accessibility compliance report (report) every year to the Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility.

Further to our October 2021 email, we’d like to remind you that, as an OPS/OLA organization, you are legally required to file a 2021 report by December 31, 2021.

The report is an opportunity for organizations to review their requirements under the IASR and confirm they are meeting them. Reports are reviewed by the ministry to ensure compliance, identify trends in compliance, and inform compliance assistance activities.

 

Reporting is easy

It can be done in 3 simple steps: download, complete, and submit.

The report is a series of Yes or No questions, but organizations can provide additional information regarding their compliance status in a text field below each question.

Here is what you need to do to complete and submit your report:

  1. Have the following information ready:
      1. Legal Organization Name: MPP Jim Wilson – Simcoe-Grey Constituency Office
      2. AODA Identifier (provided above): AD100123
      3. Organization Category: Ontario Public Service / Ontario Legislative Assembly
  2. Click here to complete your report online 
      1. When opening the form online, right-click on “save-as” and then use Adobe Reader to open it.
      2. If you are experiencing technical difficulties downloading the form, contact us for help (see details below).
  3. Once you have answered the questions, click “Submit” at the bottom of the document to automatically submit your completed report. You do not need to send us the attachment.

Even if you answered “No” to any questions in your report, please file it by the deadline . The Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility will work with you to help you meet your accessibility requirements.

 

Need more information about your requirements?

Visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/accessibility-rules-public-sector-organizations to find free compliance resource materials, which include guides and templates for multi-year plans, annual status reports, accessibility policies, and training modules. Tools were designed primarily for public sector organizations but are also helpful for the OLA.


Notify us of Changes

You must notify us if your organization has any changes, including address, contact information, or status (i.e. is no longer in operation or has fewer than 1 employee) by submitting an Organization Profile Update form.

If you have questions about filing your report, please contact us.

Phone: 416-849-8276 or Toll-free: 1-866-515-2025
TTY: 416-325-3408 or Toll-free: 1-800-268-7095
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 


 

Le présent courriel et le formulaire qui y est joint sont offerts en anglais ou sur un support de substitution sur demande.

Au bureau de circonscription de MPP Jim Wilson – Simcoe-Grey Constituency Office
Identifiant LAPHO : AD100123

Le règlement sur les normes d'accessibilité intégrées (RNAI) pris en application de la Loi de 2005 sur l’accessibilité pour les personnes handicapées de l'Ontario (LAPHO) stipule que les organismes de la fonction publique de l'Ontario ou de l’Assemblée législative de l'Ontario (FPO/ALO) sont tenus de produire un rapport de conformité sur l’accessibilité (rapport) chaque année au ministère des Services aux aînés et de l’Accessibilité.

Suite à notre courriel d’octobre 2021, nous nous tenons compte de vous rappeler, qu’en tant qu’organisme de la FPO ou de l’ALO, vous êtes tenus par la loi de produire un rapport pour 2021 d’ici au 31 décembre 2021.

Le rapport constitue l’occasion pour les organismes d’examiner leurs exigences en vertu du RNAI et de confirmer qu’ils les respectent. Les rapports sont examinés par le ministère pour assurer la conformité, définir des tendances en matière de conformité et préparer des activités d’aide à la conformité.

 

Il est facile de produire son rapport

Vous pouvez le faire en 3 étapes rapides : télécharger, remplir et transmettre. 

Le rapport est une série de questions auxquelles il faut répondre par oui ou par non, mais les organisations peuvent fournir des renseignements supplémentaires concernant leur état de conformité dans un champ texte sous chaque question.

Voici ce que vous devez faire pour remplir et transmettre votre rapport :

  1. Préparez les renseignements suivants :
    1. Nom légal de l’organisation : MPP Jim Wilson – Simcoe-Grey Constituency Office
    2. Identifiant LAPHO (fourni plus haut) : AD100123
    3. Catégorie d’organisation : Ontario Public Service / Ontario Legislative Assembly
  2. Cliquez ici pour remplir votre rapport en ligne
    1. Lorsque vous ouvrez le formulaire en ligne, faites un clic droit sur « Enregistrer sous », puis utilisez Adobe Reader pour l’ouvrir.
    2. Si vous éprouvez des difficultés techniques au moment de télécharger le formulaire, communiquez avec nous pour obtenir de l’aide (voir les détails plus bas).
  3. Une fois que vous avez répondu aux questions, cliquez sur « Soumettre » au bas du document pour transmettre automatiquement votre rapport dûment rempli. Vous n’avez pas à nous faire parvenir la pièce jointe.

Même si vous avez répondu « Non » à l’une ou l’autre des questions du rapport, SVP le soumettre d’ici la date limite. Le ministère des Services aux aînés et de l’Accessibilité vous fournira une aide à la conformité pour vous aider à respecter vos exigences en matière d’accessibilité.

Vous avez besoin de plus amples renseignements concernant vos exigences? Visitez https://www.ontario.ca/fr/page/regles-en-matiere-daccessibilite-pour-les-organismes-du-secteur-public pour obtenir gratuitement des ressources sur la conformité, qui incluent des guides et des modèles de plans pluriannuels, des rapports d’étape annuels, des politiques en matière d’accessibilité et des modules de formation. Les outils ont été principalement conçus pour les organismes du secteur public, mais sont également utiles pour l’ALO.

 

Avisez-nous de tout changement

Vous devez nous aviser de tout changement au sein de votre organisation, y compris à l’adresse, aux coordonnées de la personne-ressource ou au statut (c.-à-d., n’est plus en activité ou compte moins d’un employé) en transmettant un formulaire Mise à jour du profil.


Si vous avez des questions sur la façon de remplir votre rapport, veuillez communiquer avec nous.

Téléphone : 416 849-8276 ou sans frais : 1 866 515-2025
ATS : 416 325-3408 ou sans frais : 1 800 268-7095
Courriel : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


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