It’s also important to incorporate accessibility criteria into procurement and buying practices. This may make a significant impact on preventing new accessibility barriers and addressing existing ones.
This requirement applies to the Government of Ontario, the Legislative Assembly, and designated public sector organizations, which must:
|Organization Type||Compliance By|
|Government of Ontario and Legislative Assembly||January 1, 2012|
|Large designated public sector organizations||January 1, 2013|
|Small designated public sector organizations||January 1, 2014|
Government of Ontario and Legislative Assembly must comply by January 1, 2012
Large designated public sector organizations must comply by January 1, 2013
Small designated public sector organizations must comply by January 1, 2014
Large and small organizations do not have procurement requirements.