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AODA Resources

Resources on issues of accessibility and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

Accessibility in Political Offices

Currently, no AODA standards require provincial or municipal elections in Ontario to be accessible. However, the Third Review of the AODA recommends the creation of standards mandating accessibility in politics and elections. AODA standards in politics and elections could require accessibility in political offices.


Physical Accessibility at Political Events

Currently, no AODA standards require provincial or municipal elections in Ontario to be accessible. However, the Third Review of the AODA recommends the creation of standards mandating accessibility in politics and elections. In this article, we will outline the need for physical accessibility at political events.

Physical Accessibility at Political Events

Every Ontario citizen should be able to attend political events, including:

  • Debates
  • Rallies
  • Meetings of committees

Accessible Information in Political Campaigns

Currently, no AODA standards require provincial or municipal elections in Ontario to be accessible. However, the Third Review of the AODA recommends the creation of standards mandating accessibility in politics and elections. In this article, we will outline the need for accessible information in political campaigns.

Accessible Information in Political Campaigns

Before voters can cast their ballots at polling stations, they must decide which candidate to vote for. This decision should be based on the contents of all candidates’ political campaigns, including:


AODA Training for Polling Station Workers

Currently, no AODA standards require provincial or municipal elections in Ontario to be accessible. However, the Third Review of the AODA recommends the creation of standards mandating accessibility in politics and elections. AODA standards in politics and elections could require AODA training for polling station workers.


Accessible Voting Methods

Currently, no AODA standards require provincial or municipal elections in Ontario to be accessible. However, the Third Review of the AODA recommends the creation of standards mandating accessibility in politics and elections. In this article, we will outline the need for accessible voting methods.