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Year end checklist: Upcoming AODA deadlines

Due to the expansive nature and implementation of the AODA standards, the AODA has embedded deadlines for compliance. The compliance deadline dates vary depending on the size of the organization and the industry sector. The upcoming AODA compliance deadlines are as follows:


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Why website accessibility matters

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The Federal Court of Appeal has upheld a legally blind woman’s 2010 legal victory over the federal government, ordering the government to make its websites accessible to blind persons. It may not be a case under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, but it does show us how website accessibility matters and has an impact on promoting accessibility for persons with disabilities.


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Slaw: AODA era part III: Information and communication standard

There are specific requirements for each of the Proposed Integrated Accessibility Regulation (PIAR) standards. This post will focus on the specific requirements under the AODA Information and Communication Standard.


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