Accessible Canada Act

Government of Canada - Employment and Social Development Canada


Description
Provides legislation to create a barrier-free Canada through the identification, removal and prevention of barriers to accessibility.

Service offers:

  • development of accessibility standards
  • creating new accessibility regulations that will apply to sectors within the federal jurisdiction, such as banking, telecommunications, transportation industries
  • a focus on programs and service delivery, employment, built environment, information and communications technology, procurement and transportation
  • compliance, enforcement measures, and accessibility complaints
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • individuals with permanent disabilities.
Application Process
Service Access: Internet Based Service
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: No,
Web Site
https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/accessible-canada.html
Languages
French
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
July 13, 2023