Provincial Scan

The following scan of accessibility legislation and guidelines was done in 2016.  CDAC reviewed provincial documents for how they included the accessibility needs of people with communication disabilities.

Manitoba

Manitoba’s Accessibility Guide for Public Sector Organizations How to Create your Accessibility Plan

CDAC feedback on Manitoba’s Accessibility Guide for Public Sector Organizations  August 2015.

Response from Manitoba’s Disability Office (PDF), January, 2016

Contact Manitoba’s Disabilities Issues Office

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan’s Disability Strategy People before systems: Transforming the experience of disability in Saskatchewan. June 2015.

CDAC feedback on Saskatchewan’s Disability Strategy, August 2015.

Contact Saskatchewan’s Office for Disability Issues

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia’s Report from The Minister’s Advisory Panel on Accessibility Legislation Access and Fairness for All Nova Scotians, 2015.

CDAC feedback on Nova Scotia’s Report. August 2015

Response from Disabled Persons Commission letter (PDF), September 2015

Contact The Minister’s Advisory Panel on Accessibility Legislation

British Columbia

British Columbia’s Accessibility 2024. One Year Update. Accessibility 2024: Making B.C. the most progressive province in Canada for people with disabilities by 2024. June 2015.

CDAC feedback on British Columbia’s Accessibility 2024. September 2015.

Contact BC’s Accessibility Leadership

Response from Parliamentary Secretary for accessibility to the Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation (PDF) February 2016
Ontario

CDAC’s Briefing for Amendments to the AODA regulations  (PDF) January 2016

Accessibility Directorate of Ontario. ADO Handbook for Accessible Employment

CDAC feedback on Accessibility Directorate of Ontario’s Handbook on Accessible Employment. September 2015

ADO Response to CDAC (PDF) September 2015

Contact the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario

Newfoundland and Labrador

Provincial Strategy for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Newfoundland and Labrador. Access. Inclusion. Equality.

Provincial Strategy for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Newfoundland and Labrador. Action Plan 2015-2018

CDAC feedback Provincial Strategy for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Newfoundland and Labrador. September 2015

Minister Jackman’s response to CAN (PDF) November 2015

Contact Disability Policy Office

Prince Edward Island

Premier MacLauchlan’s response to CDAC