Accessibility Standards Canada

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Accessibility Standards Canada creates and reviews accessibility standards for federally regulated organizations. It also supports and promotes innovative research that aims to identify and eliminate barriers, and to prevent new ones.

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Accessibility standards

Accessibility Standards Canada creates accessibility standards that will apply to the federal government and federally regulated organizations.

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Accessibility Standards Canada funds research that aims to identify, prevent and eliminate accessibility barriers that will be used to create future accessibility standards.


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Evaluations, audits, annual reports, and other corporate reports.

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About Accessibility Standards Canada


Paul-Claude Bérubé
Chair of the Board of directors

Mary Reid
Vice-chair of the Board of directors

Philip Rizcallah
Chief Executive Officer

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