Laws and Standards
Laws & Standards
This regulation is the first accessibility standard to be enacted under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Additional standards are expected to be passed into law related to Information and Communications, Employment, Transportation, and the Built Environment. For further information, go to http://www.accesson.ca
This is Ontario’s law requiring accessibility, through standards and sanctions, by the year 2025.
This is the original law requiring accessibility, primarily through planning. This Act sets out requirements for the government and broader public sector.
This law requires that there be no discrimination on the basis of several protected grounds. Disability is one of the protected grounds. Disability is broadly defined under the Code, and everyone inOntario is required to provide accommodation to the point of undue hardship.
This website of the Ontario Human Rights Commission includes several publications that help to interpret the Code with respect to disability.
This comprehensive website can link you to specific policies and laws that relate to your family, health, school, work, or general human rights.
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