Proposed Accessibility Standard for Information and Communications

The proposed Accessibility Standard for Information and Communications outlines how businesses and organizations will have to create, provide and receive information and communications in ways that are accessible for people with disabilities.

On May 31, 2010, the Ontario government announced that it will integrate three standards into one streamlined regulation. The three standards are:

  1. Employment Information and
  2. Communications, and
  3. Transportation.

Read more about proposed accessibility standard for Information and Communications.

On June 13, 2005, the government passed the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005

About 1.85 million people in Ontario have a disability. That’s one in seven people. Over the next 20 years as the population ages, the number will rise to one in five Ontarians.

Find out what you need to know…
Making Ontario accessible | Ministry of Community and Social Services.