The B.C. government is committed to creating websites, online content, and applications that are accessible to all British Columbians, regardless of their level of ability. This means striving to meet or exceed worldwide standards for developing and maintaining accessible websites and encouraging others to do the same.
The B.C. government is working toward meeting international web accessibility from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and is committed to designing, developing, and updating websites to meet or exceed this standard.
The following tools can help ensure the standard is achieved:
- B.C. Government Web Accessibility Guides (assist developers with creating accessible websites)
- Web Accessibility Checklist
- Techniques for how to meet WCAG 2.0 standards
- Quick Reference Guide to WCAG 2.0 requirements
- Web Accessibility Checker
Building a Better B.C. for People with Disabilities
Government has a vision to make BC a truly inclusive province by 2024. This vision is designed around 12 building blocks. They reflect what was heard from British Columbians during the province-wide disability consultation.
- For questions about web and online accessibility email the Web Accessibility Advocate (WebAccessibility@gov.bc.ca)
- To find out more about the Accessibility 2024 Action Plan email the Accessibility Secretariat (Accessibility@gov.bc.ca)
- For general inquiries email EnquiryBC (EnquiryBC@gov.bc.ca)