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Government Releases Accessibility Plan



Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities Paul Pike announced the first Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Accessibility Plan for January 1, 2024, to December 31, 2026.


The Accessibility Act requires all public entities, including the Provincial Government; agencies, boards and commissions; provincial courts; public and private educational institutions; Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services; and municipalities, to prepare and make accessibility plans public by December 31, 2023.


Accessibility plans are intended to help address the prevention, identification and removal of barriers in policies, programs and practices of public entities in collaboration with the community of and for persons with disabilities.


A copy of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Accessibility Plan 2024-26 can be found at https://www.gov.nl.ca/cssd/accessibility-act/.

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