Web Accessibility

Standard on Web
Accessibility

This standard ensures Government of Canada websites respect internationally accepted guidelines for Web accessibility and are measured consistently.

The Standard on Web Accessibility came into effect on . This standard applies to all institutions listed in schedules I, I.I and II of the Financial Administration Act and will be implemented in three phases by July 31, 2013.

The Guidance on Implementing the Standard on Web Accessibility provides direction to departmental officials on roles and responsibilities and relevant recommendations on prioritizing of compliance activities.