The Ontario government has enacted a Customer Service regulation of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, which came into effect with the start of 2010. McMaster University must demonstrate compliance in order to report to the Ministry of Community and Social Services in the coming months. Compliance with this regulation also aligns with McMaster University’s strategic goal of building an inclusive community with a shared purpose.
- Promoting a respectful attitude for persons with disabilities
- Promoting awareness of the needs and abilities of persons with disabilities
- Informing the University community about the services available to persons with disabilities and seeking to ensure that such services are delivered in ways that promote equity
- Providing support services, subject to its capacity to respond to the request and its financial and resource constraints
This commitment is supported by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), which places a legal obligation on organizations to achieve accessibility for Ontarians with disabilities on or before January 1, 2025, with respect to
For more information please refer to the Ministry of Community & Social Services online.