Ontario’s Accessibility Standards Advisory Council advises government on improving accessibility for people with disabilities.
The council has the power to:
The Minister appoints the members. They include a cross-section of leaders from:
Mr. Jim Sanders chairs the council. He is the former president and CEO of CNIB.
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.