Accessibility Standards Canada: Standards work program

The present work program lists all of our active standards projects as well as previously published standards. It provides a summary of all the standards currently in development.

Contact information

Accessibility Standards Canada

Email: Info.Accessibility.Standards-Normes.Accessibilite.Info@canada.gc.ca

320, St-Joseph Boulevard

Suite 246

Gatineau, QC  K1A 0H3

Telephone: 1-833-854-7628

Title Project type Current stage code Commencement date Public comment start date Public comment end date Publication target date Technical committee ICS code International standard used as basis
CAN-ASC-3.1 – Standard on Plain Language New standard 30.20 March 30, 2021 TBD TBD Winter 2022 Technical Committee on Plain Language

11.180.99

11.180.01

11.180.15 

11.180.30

33.030

33.170

N/A
CAN-ASC-2.1 – Standard on Accessibility of Outdoor Spaces New standard 30.60 March 24, 2022 TBD TBD Summer 2023 Technical Committee on Outdoor Spaces

11.180.01

11.180.30

11.180.99

91.020

03.200.01

N/A
CAN-ASC-2.2 – Standard on Accessible Emergency Egress New Standard 30.20 January 25, 2022 TBD TBD Summer 2023 Technical Committee on Emergency Egress

13.200

13.220

12.230

13.320

12.340

53.020

91.060

91.120

91.160.10

N/A
CAN-ASC-1.1 – Standard on Accessible Employment New Standard 30.20 September 21, 2021 TBD TBD Fall 2023 Technical Committee on Employment

03.040

03.100

03.100.01

03.100.10

03.100.02

03.100.30

N/A
CAN-ASC-2.3 – Model Standard on the  Built Environment – Accessibility New Standard 30.20 April 6, 2021 TBD TBD Spring 2023 Technical Committee on a Model Standard in the Built Environment - Accessibility

53.020.01

91.040.01

91.040.10

91.040.20

91.060

91.120.01

91.140.90

91.160

91.190

N/A
CAN-ASC-2.6 – Standard on Accessibility of Wayfinding and Signage New Standard 20.99 April 26, 2022 TBD TBD TBD Technical Committee on Wayfinding and Signage

01.070

01.075

01.080.01

N/A
CAN-ASC-5.1 – Standard on Accessibility of Emergency Measures New Standard 20.99 April 27, 2022 TBD TBD TBD Technical Committee on Emergency Measures

13.200

13.220

13.320

53.020

91.120

N/A
CAN-ASC-6.1 – Information and Communication Technology Adoption 20.99 June 2, 2022 TBD TBD TBD Technical Committee on Information Communication Technology

35.020

33.020

03.100.10

13.180

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