New AODA Requirements are Just Around the Corner

Last updated on September 24, 2020

McMillan has this reminder that by January 1, 2021 all designated public sector organizations and private/non-profit organizations with 50 or more employees in Ontario must ensure that all internet websites and web content conform with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA, other than in two limited exceptions.

As well, by December 31, 2020, all designated public sector organizations and private/non-profit organizations with 20 or more employees in Ontario must file an accessibility compliance report.

A note of caution, monetary penalties could be imposed for non-compliance.

Read the brief reminder from McMillan here.