Ontario's Accessibility Standards Advisory Council/Standards Development Committee advises government on improving accessibility for people with disabilities.
The Committee has the power to:
The Minister appoints the members. They include a cross-section of leaders from:
Mr. Jim Sanders, former president and Chief Executive Officer of CNIB, currently chairs the council.
The Review of the Accessibility Standard for Customer Service by the Accessibility Standards Advisory Council/Standard Development Committee.
Read the meeting minutes and progress reports. These documents are available in alternative formats upon request.
See the January 21, 2013 news release: New Council to Help Make Ontario Even More Accessible
The Terms of Reference set out the role and responsibilities of the council when it develops new accessibility standards.