What does an Accessible Canada mean to you?

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September 12, 2016

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The Government of Canada is seeking input to inform the development of this planned legislation, including:

  • Feedback on the overall goal and approach;
  • To whom it could apply;
  • What accessibility issues and barriers it could address;
  • How it could be monitored and enforced; and
  • What else the Government of Canada could do to improve accessibility

In-person consultation sessions:

In-person consultation sessions are taking place across Canada to inform the development of planned accessibility legislation. In-person public consultations are planned to take place in the following cities:

  • Whitehorse, Yukon, September 22, 2016
  • Iqaluit, Nunavut, September 24, 2016
  • Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, September 26, 2016
  • Regina, Saskatchewan, September 28, 2016
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 3, 2016
  • Edmonton, Alberta, October 7, 2016
  • Thunder Bay, Ontario, October 12, 2016
  • Calgary, Alberta, October 13, 2016
  • Moncton, New Brunswick, October 20, 2016
  • John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, November 3, 2016
  • Victoria, British Columbia, November 7, 2016
  • Québec, Quebec, November 10, 2016
  • Montréal, Quebec, November 16, 2016
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, November 26, 2016
  • Ottawa, Ontario, November 30, 2016
  • Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, December 8, 2016
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia, December 9, 2016
  • Toronto, Ontario, February 8, 2017

To pre-register for in-person consultation, please contact accessible-canada@hrsdc.gc.ca to request ASL-English interpreters. For the most up-to-date information on in-person venues and dates, and to participate online, please visit Canada.ca/Accessible-Canada.