10 years of action toward an accessible Ontario

For 10 years, public, private and non-profit organizations across Ontario have been working together to improve the everyday lives of people with disabilities.

The government enacted the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) in 2005,  which set out a clear goal and timeframe to make Ontario accessible by 2025. The Act lays the framework for the development of province-wide mandatory standards on accessibility in all areas of daily life.

Accessibility standards

Ontario now has accessibility standards in five areas:

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Learn about Ontario's accessibility laws.

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act
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Accessibility Standard for Customer Service
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Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation
Find out about the Accessibility Standards for Employment, for Information and Communications, and for Transportation

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Learn more

Read more about the legislation on the Government of Ontario’s e-Laws website.

Read more about the Accessibility Standards Advisory Council, responsible for advising government on improving accessibility for people with disabilities.