From Bill C-81 to the Accessible Canada Act
What are the Principles of the Accessible Canada Act?
The principles of Bill C-81, Now the Accessible Canada Act are meant to guide its future interpretation. They are rooted in the understanding that barriers to accessibility are at the heart of inequalities between Canadians with and without disabilities. The principles are consistent with Canadian and international law and communicate the goals of the bill. The main principles are:
- Inherent dignity
- Equal opportunity
- Barrier-free government
- Inclusive design
- Meaningful involvement and Equal Access for All Canadians
Accessibility TV is about the Innovation of Accessibility issues for people with disabilities. Since the Royal Ascension of Bill C-81 and the formation of the Accessible Canada Act, the world has changed for people with Disabilities and Invisible Disabilities. Stay tuned for everything Access related, coming to Accessibility TV.
Barrier Free Communications
Canada’s new Accessibility Act is a game changer for organizations and entrepreneurs who are ready to develop new accessibility focused services or products or primed to promote those which they have already created or implemented.
The Act sets out new requirements that will generate a flood of needs in the Canadian marketplace for innovative new solutions that will help organizations in all sectors comply with the new standards.
Companies, Departments and Organizations need to gain insights on how to develop accessible products and services, to finding service providers who can assist them to transform their entire workplaces, spaces and places into accessible environments for people living with disabilities.
The Act will create a need for change in all Product Life Cycle stages, metrics and characteristics. The Act will also drive changes in how employees are recruited, trained, retained and engaged.
Our team at Accessibility TV are experts on the new Accessible Canada Act. We are also comprised of top talent in communications and marketing. Our passion is to help entrepreneurs and organizations succeed by providing them with new solutions that will fuel their success.