Accessible Canada Act – visual representations

Accessible Canada Act – visual representation 1

This infographic provides a visual narrative of the Accessible Canada Act. The full description follows the image on this page.

Description

Accessible Canada Act

Vision

Proactively eliminate barriers and ensure greater opportunities for Canadians with disabilities.

Almost 3.8 million Canadians over the age of 15 have a disability

Less than 50% have jobs

Canadians with disabilities earn 44% less and are more likely to live in poverty

Nothing about us, without us’: the Accessible Canada Act will be implemented in partnership with people with disabilities and disability community.

The Employment and Social Development Canada wordmark appears on the bottom left-hand side, and the Canada wordmark appears on the right-hand side.

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Accessible Canada Act – visual representation 1 [PDF - 85KB]

Accessible Canada Act – visual representation 2

This infographic provides a visual narrative of the Accessible Canada Act. The full description follows the image on this page.

Description

Vision

Proactively eliminate barriers and ensure greater opportunities for Canadians with disabilities.

Service Delivery

Receive services that are accessible to all

Built Environment

Move freely around buildings and public spaces

Employment

Access to employment opportunities

Information and Communication Technologies

Availability of accessible information and communication technology

Transportation

Barrier-free federal transportation network

Procurement

Ensuring purchases of accessible goods and services

Goals of the Accessible Canada Act

  • Culture change;
  • Standards development;
  • Proactive compliance and enforcement measures;
  • Monitoring and oversight.

Where does it apply?

Parliament

Government of Canada

Federally-regulated private sector

Nothing about us, without us’: the Accessible Canada Act will be implemented in partnership with people with disabilities and disability community.

The Employment and Social Development Canada wordmark appears on the bottom left-hand side, and the Canada wordmark appears on the right-hand side.

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Accessible Canada Act – visual representation 2 [PDF - 79KB]

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