Council approves Accessibility Policy

Americas, August 31 2012

Waterloo Region: The Region of Waterloo is committed to inclusion and diversity in Regional programs and services.

Disabilities are one of many aspects of diversity, and the Region has identified steps to ensure inclusive and accessible services for people with disabilities.

The approved ‘Standards for Accessibility Policy’ outlines this commitment; providing services in an accessible manner and emphasizing the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equal opportunity as outlined in the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

The policy brings the Region closer to realizing its vision of being an inclusive, thriving and sustainable community.

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