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Today, as we celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, and Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, Navdeep Bains, are collaborating on developing improved accessibility requirements for buildings

The principle of “Nothing without us” is at the core of Accessibility Standards Canada’s mandate.

The principle of “Nothing without us” is at the core of Accessibility Standards Canada’s mandate.

One year ago today, the Accessible Canada Act (the Act) received royal assent. This was a significant milestone for Canadians with disabilities and the efforts to make Canada barrier-free.

Accessibility in Canada is about creating communities, workplaces and services that enable everyone to participate fully in society without barriers.

Accessibility in Canada is about creating communities, workplaces and services that enable everyone to participate fully in society without barriers.

Every Canadian deserves the opportunity to participate fully in their community and workplace, and to have an equal chance at success.