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 of current stage code 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 Fall 2023 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 Fall 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 Winter 2024 Technical Committee on Emergency Egress

11.180

13.200

13.220

13.320

91.060

91.120

91.160

N/A
CAN-ASC-1.1 – Standard on Accessible Employment New Standard 30.20 September 21, 2021 TBD TBD Winter 2024 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 40.20 November 8, 2022 November 8, 2022 January 7, 2023 Winter 2025 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-2.4 – Standard on Accessibility of Wayfinding and Signage New Standard 30.00 June 6, 2022 TBD TBD TBD Technical Committee on Wayfinding and Signage

01.080

03.220

11.180

13.180

91.040

91.060

91.140

N/A
CAN-ASC-5.1 – Standard on Accessibility of Emergency Measures New Standard 30.00 June 13, 2022 TBD TBD TBD Technical Committee on Emergency Measures

01.080

13200

13.220

91.120

N/A
CAN-ASC-6.1 – Information and Communication Technology Adoption 30.99 November 4, 2022 TBD TBD Summer 2023 Technical Committee on Information Communication Technology

35.020

33.020

03.100.10

13.180

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