Accessibility Legislation

Legislation

Search Engine People accessibility plans and policy are written to support the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/05a11

and the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 (ODA)

https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/01o32

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA)

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) was passed in 2005. Its goal is to create an accessible Ontario by 2025. To achieve its objective, the AODA has established accessibility standards in the areas of:

  • General Requirements
  • Information and Communications
  • Employment
  • Transportation
  • Design of Public Spaces
  • Customer Service

Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 (ODA)

The Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 (ODA) seeks to improve opportunities for people with disabilities and help identify, remove and prevent barriers to their full participation in Ontario. It applies only to the Ontario Public Service and broader public sector.

For more information about Ontario’s accessibility laws visit ontario.ca/accessibility

https://www.ontario.ca/page/accessibility-laws