The Accessible Canada Act is to be the first federal accessibility law in Canada to further assist those will disabilities. Canada’s goal in implementing this act is to identify, remove and prevent barriers for people with disabilities to enhance full and equal participation of those with disabilities.
Today, I'll review the Accessibility Standards for the Design of Public Spaces. Like the new accessible buildings standards, the standards for public spaces apply to new construction and extensive changes to existing spaces. They cover the following features...
Since the passage of the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act in 2005, Ontario has been steadily advancing its accessibility project with new and amended standards and regulations. The goal is an “accessible Ontario” by 2025, supporting all Ontarians in accessing goods, services, facilities, accommodation, employment, buildings, structures and premises. Two new regulations addressing the built environment will come into force in 2015.
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