March of Dimes Canada is committed to working towards full compliance with current standards and legislation, including the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), Accessibility for Manitobans Act, Nova Scotia's Accessibility Act, and any expected upcoming legislations, such as the British Columbia Accessibility Act and Accessible Canada Act as they are introduced.
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)
March of Dimes Canada is committed to working towards full compliance with all standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) as they are introduced. In doing so, we affirm our commitment to providing quality services in a manner that respects the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities.
The Multi-Year Accessibility Plan outlines the policies, achievements and actions that March of Dimes Canada and its subsidiaries have put in place to improve opportunities for people with disabilities. The current plan covers a five-year period (2013-2018) to align with our strategic plan.
I. Customer Service Accessibility Standard
II. Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR)
a. Accessible Emergency Information
III. Information and Communications Standards
IV. Employment Standards
b. Documented Individual Accommodation Plans
c. Return to Work
d. Performance Management, Career Development & Redeployment
V. Transportation Standards
a. Design of Public Spaces
Statement of Commitment
March of Dimes Canada is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and equal opportunity. We are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.
March of Dimes Canada is committed to continue developing, implementing and maintaining policies governing how the organization achieves or will achieve accessibility though meeting this Regulation. To facilitate this commitment, March of Dimes Canada will establish, maintain and document a multi-year accessibility plan, that will be reviewed and updated every year to identify progress made in addressing barriers and will be posted on the March of Dimes Canada’s website and Staff Intranet.
For more information on this accessibility plan, please contact:
Human Resources Department
March of Dimes Canada
10 Overlea Blvd.
Toronto, ON M4H 1A4
Phone: 416.425.3463 ext. 7384 or Toll Free 1-800-263-3463
Standard and accessible formats of this document are available free upon request.