1 in 5 Canadians

aged 15 years and over

reported having one or more disabilities in 2017[1]

about 35%

publicly owned social and affordable housing

apartment buildings in Canada were barrier-free in 2020[2]

close to 1/2

of Canadians with a physical disability

required at least one type of aid, assistive device, or accessibility feature at home in 2017[3]

Resources

CSA Group standards, research, policy briefs, and other resources

Leverage the resources developed by CSA Group and its volunteer members. These resources provide information, guidance, best practices, and requirements to help ensure that persons living with disabilities, and individuals who may experience disabilities in the future, can fully participate in Canadian society.

Research report

A Canadian Roadmap for Accessibility Standards

Research report

The Effects of Powered Wheelchairs and Related Powered Mobility Devices on Loading and Design Requirements for B355 Platform Lifts

Case study

CSA B651: A Standard that helps ensure our built environments are accessible and inclusive

CSA Group Accessibility Standards

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