Accessible Government Services
The Manitoba government is committed to ensuring equal access and participation for people with disabilities. The government is committed to the principle of inclusion. We are committed to meeting the needs of people who face barriers and will treat persons with disabilities in ways that allow them to maintain their dignity and independence. Learn more about The Accessibility for Manitobans Act by visiting the http://www.accessibilitymb.ca website.
The Manitoba government is continually working to make this website accessible to the widest possible audience. The Internet standards require that government web content be developed to meet World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) 2.0 Level AA Internet standards. For more information on how to use the accessibility features of this website, please see our section called Tips for Enhancing the Accessibility of this Website.
REQUESTING ACCESSIBILITY ACCOMMODATIONS
If you require an accommodation to access government services or information, or to attend a public event organized by a provincial government department, you can request an accommodation by contacting the department or event organizer. Reasonable accommodations will be made. Contact information can be found through the government contact page at www.gov.mb.ca/contact/.
MANITOBA GOVERNMENT ACCESSIBILITY PLAN AND POLICIES
The Manitoba Government Accessibility Plan (MGAP) (pdf) is our two-year plan for improving accessibility in departments across government. Departments, units and other entities within government may have additional policies and practices to ensure access to their particular services. For information about additional policies and practices, contact the department directly. Contact information can be found through the government contact page at www.gov.mb.ca/contact/.
The Manitoba Government Accessible Customer Service Policy (pdf) outlines the measures applicable across government to ensure accessibility for the public.
MANITOBA GOVERNMENT ACCESSIBILITY STEERING COMMITTEE
The Manitoba Government Accessibility Steering Committee provides overall direction and promotes accessibility within the Manitoba government, as an organization that is subject to The Accessibility for Manitobans Act. The Steering Committee’s Terms of Reference includes information about the purpose of the committee and the roles of various individuals responsible for advancing accessible and inclusive Manitoba government services.
**Documents are available in alternate formats upon request.