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Breaking Down the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
Here’s what you need to know about one of Canada’s most important digital accessibility laws.
October 27, 2022
The Clock Is Ticking On Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Compliance
The Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) comes into force on January 1, 2021, requiring all public-sector organizations in Ontario and companies with more than 50 employees in Ontario to comply with the best practices for digital accessibility laid out in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). Is your online business ready?
December 10, 2020
International Accessibility Law Repository
The following list outlines some (not all) of the many different web accessibility laws that have been enacted throughout the world. While some are more progressive than others and enforcement varies from region to region, more and more of the laws leverage the internationally recognized Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 as a key measure for testing and validating websites for optimal accessibility and usability.
June 21, 2016
Canada’s Journey to Website Accessibility
To understand website accessibility laws in Canada, we start with the Canadian Disability Rights Movement, which began after the World War I when veterans who were disabled began returning home and needed accommodation and resources. It wasn’t until after World War II that accommodations and services for disabled veterans also began to apply to all people with disabilities.
February 21, 2016
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