AODA information

AODA Accessibility Ontario logoThe Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) became law on June 13, 2005.   The government of Ontario has, and continues to, develop mandatory accessibility standards that  identify, remove and prevent barriers for persons with disabilities in key areas of daily living.
The standards  apply to private and public sector organizations across Ontario and detailed information on compliance, and deadlines for implementation ,on the following standards can be found by following the links below:
  1. Accessibility Standard for Customer Service
  2. Accessibility Standard for Employment
  3. Accessibility Standard for Information and Communication
  4. Accessibility Standard for Transportation
  5. Accessibility Standard for Built Environment / Design of Public Spaces

AODA Helping meet standards logo with circle around itCanadian Disability Act passed its second reading on September 26, 2018.

Click here to read the comprehensive breakdown of the discussions around the Canadian Disability Act, and the recommendations made by the Access Alliance.