Accessibility within the Township of Cramahe

The Township of Cramahe is working to become a fully accessible community by 2025. The Township is dedicated to removing existing barriers and preventing new barriers that could potentially prohibit/prevent any individual from participating in community life.

The Province of Ontario has developed accessibility standards for all private, public, voluntary and not-for-profit organizations. To review the legislation and information about the standards, please visit one of the following sites:

If you have any comments regarding accessibility, please contact the municipal office at 905-355-2821 ext. 223.

The Chief Building Official is responsible for Accessibility in the Township of Cramahe and can be emailed with your questions at building@cramahetownship.ca 

 Multi-Year Accessibility Plan
The Council for the Township of Cramahe has developed a Multi-Year Accessibility Plan which establishes, implements, maintains and documents the phased-in strategy to prevent and remove barriers as well as address current and future requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

2014-2019 Multi-Year Accessibility Plan 

 Accessible Website and Web Content

The Township will ensure that the official municipal website and web content conforms to the World Wide Consortium Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level A, at a minimum, except where meeting this requirement is not practicable.

If you are having any issues accessing information on the website, please contact the Township Office at 905-355-2821. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee the accessibility of third-party documents or websites.

 Request Information in an Accessible Format
Information and communication can be shared in many ways. Request municipal information in an accessible format by calling 905-355-2821 ext. 223 or info@cramahetownship.ca .
 Feed Back Form
We want to hear from you. Access our Customer Feedback form.
 Provincial Legislation

There are three active pieces of legislation in Ontario that specifically address accessibility: the Human Rights Code, Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001, and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005

Human Rights Code 

The Ontario Human Rights Code provides for equal rights and opportunities, and freedom from discrimination based on grounds of age, ancestry, race, ethnic origin, sex, family status, sexual orientation or disability.  It recognizes the dignity and worth of every person in Ontario.

 Ontarians with Disabilities Act (ODA)

The Ontarians with Disabilities Act (ODA) supports the right of people with disabilities to enjoy equal opportunities and participate fully in Ontario.  The purpose of the Act is to improve opportunities for people with disabilities.

 Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA)

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) is a commitment from the province of Ontario to improve accessibility for people with disabilities and crate an accessible Ontario by 2025.  The Act applies both private and public sector organizations with one or more employees in Ontario that provide goods, service or facilities. 

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