Special means to an end

The Toronto Star today featured a piece by Helen Henderson on activist Claire Mehta, the original complainant in the battle with VIA Rail over wheelchair inaccessible passenger cars. Bakerlaw acted as legal counsel to the complainants in the case, which proved to be a major victory for the community. (As Henderson notes, the case went to the Supreme Court of Canada, which ruled last year that, under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, people with disabilities have a right to barrier-free transportation.)

Click here to read the full story on the Star's website.