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Standard on Optimizing Websites and Applications for Mobile Devices

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The Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat is currently reviewing the Standard on Optimizing Websites and Applications for Mobile Devices to realign the dates within the standard to the timelines of the Web Renewal Initiative.

1. Effective Date 2. Application 3. Context 4. Definitions 5. Standard Statement 5.1 Objective 5.2 Expected results 6. Policy Requirements 6.1 Departments 6.2 Departments identified as Government of Canada Centres of Expertise on Mobile 6.3 Department mandated as the Government of Canada publishing entity 7. Monitoring and Reporting Requirements 8. Consequences 9. Roles and Responsibilities of Government Organizations 9.1 Responsibilities of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (Chief Information Officer Branch), in consultation with other departments 9.2 Government of Canada departments are responsible for the following 10. References 10.1 Relevant legislation 10.2 Related policy instruments and publications 10.3 Related External Standards and Specifications 11. Enquiries Appendix A: Definitions Appendix B: Project requirements Appendix C: Accessibility requirements List of exclusions Appendix D: Usability requirements Mandatory elements for device-based mobile applications Global notices Context-sensitive notices User-Centred Design Appendix E: Interoperability requirements Appendix F: Publishing requirements Appendix G: Roll-out schedule for the Standard on Optimizing Websites and Applications for Mobile Devices April 1, 2013 September 1, 2013 January 1, 2014 July 1, 2014 April 1, 2016