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CAN Review of Access Documents

This section contains CAN correspondence with provincial governments and accessibility committees.

CAN letters include feedback and suggestions on ways to strengthen these documents to increase accessibility for people with speech and language disabilities.

We encourage you to write a letter or email to your provincial accessibility committee to ensure they include the needs of people with communication disabilities. You will find the link to provincial accessibility groups below as well as the mailing address on our feedback letter.

Manitoba

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

CAN 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.

CAN 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.

CAN 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.

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

Contact BC’s Accessibility Leadership

 

Ontario

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

Accessibility Directorate of Ontario. ADO Handbook for Accessible Employment

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

ADO Response to CAN (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

CAN 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 CAN