Accessibility

"Leaving No One Behind" While Celebrating National AccessAbility Week 2021

June 09, 2021 - 6:18 PM

National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) is a time to celebrate the valuable contributions of Canadians with disabilities and to recognize the efforts of those who work to actively remove barriers to accessibility and inclusion, and I’m thrilled with the level of engagement and enthusiasm I witnessed across the GC for NAAW this year.

Workplace accommodation is about to get easier

February 16, 2021 - 2:08 PM

By Mangla Shandal and Glen Hayes

We are excited to talk about some work we’ve been tackling to make the workplace more accessible for persons with disabilities, especially when it comes to workplace accommodations.

So much to Celebrate!

December 03, 2019 - 5:28 PM

Happy International Day for Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) everyone! There is a chill in the air, but nothing can dampen my enthusiasm in celebrating this day and everything we are accomplishing together!

The Accessibility Strategy – Taking it Global

July 02, 2019 - 1:35 PM

I recently had the pleasure of being part of the Canadian delegation, led by the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, at the United Nations Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CoSP) in New York City.

Investing in Accessibility

January 08, 2018 - 2:46 PM

The Government of Canada is committed to openness and transparency. When we open government, we need to open it to all Canadians, regardless of their accessibility needs.