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Brief to the Comprehensive Four-Year Review of The Accessibility for Manitobans Act (October 2018)

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Letter to Minister Fielding at the End of the Broken Promise Campaign (June 2018)

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Backgrounder: The Weak Implementation of the Landmark Accessibility for Manitobans Act (May 2018)

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BFM's Principled Report Card on AMA Implementation (March 2018 / Updated May 7)

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Important Times. Important Questions. A Primer (March 2018)

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A Window into the Accessibility of Manitoba’s Education Systems: From Early Learning and Childcare, through Nursery/Kindergarten to Grade 12 and into Post-Secondary (February 2018)

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Stronger Measures Needed to Close the $520M/Annum Labour Force Gap: Comments on the Final Proposal for an Accessible Employment Standard (January 2018)

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Pitblado Law Memorandum on Review of Accessible Information and Communication Standards (December 2017)

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Letter to Minister Fielding on the AAC's Recommendations for the Employment Standard (July 2017)

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Getting to Work: Final Comments on the Proposed Accessible Employment Standard (February 2017)

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Getting to Work: Preliminary Comments on the Proposed Accessible Employment Standard (January 2017)

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Employment Standards Models Discussion Paper - Public Interest Law Centre (December 2015)

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Drive Thru Five: From Landmark Act to Game Changing Action (October 2015)

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Making Accessible Customer Service the New Minimum Standard: Final Comments on the Consultation Draft (May 2015)

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Making Accessible Customer Service the New Minimum Standard: Preliminary Comments on the Consultation Draft (April 2015)

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Equality of Service: Final Brief on the Proposed Customer Service Standard (July 2014)

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Equality of Service: Preliminary Comments on the Proposed Customer Service Standard (May 2014)

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Brief to the Social and Economic Development Standing Committee (October 2013)

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Still Room for Significant Improvement: Preliminary Review of Bill 26 Summary Findings (May 2013)

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Progress On Track: Comments on the Government ‘White Paper’ Response to Recommendations for a Made-in-Manitoba Act (January 2013)

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Stronger Measures Essential for Effective Legislation (October 2012)

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BFM Position Paper (October 2012)

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Global Messages of Encouragement  (June 2012)

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A Solid Foundation for Strong and Effective Legislation (May 2012)

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Preliminary Review of MAAC Discussion Paper (May 2012)

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Nine Principles Report Card (May 2012)

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BFM/United Church in Meadowood Workshop (February 2012)

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BFM Brief on Bill 47 (June 2011)

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Response to Discussion Paper for Made in Manitoba Accessibility Legislation (December 2010)

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Second BakerLaw Paper on Legislative Options (June 2010)

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BakerLaw Paper on Legislative Options (May 2010)

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Fair Access for All! Initial Response to Opening Doors (September 2009)

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Twenty Selected Stories on Barriers Faced by Persons with Disabilities in Manitoba (July 2009)

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Analysis of Legislative Models - Public Interest Law Centre (April 2009)

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Major Provincial Change Initiative: Discussion Presentation and Plan for Moving Ahead (Janaury 2009)

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Initial Brief Submitted to the Province (September 2008)

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