10 years of action toward an accessible Ontario

parasport eventFor 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 in 2005. It set out a clear goal and timeframe to make Ontario accessible by 2025.

Organizations and businesses have made great progress to reach that goal by training staff on accessible customer service, developing accessibility policies and multi-year plans, and making information and websites accessible.

Celebrate your achievements

Celebrate 10 years of achievements by organizing an event in your community. There are resources to help.

If you want to:

Call 1-866-515-2025 or email us.

Accessibility standards

The law has set standards that help people with disabilities participate fully in their communities.

Ontario now has mandatory accessibility standards in 5 areas of daily life:

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