Funder: Federal Government of Canada, Office for Disability Issues (housed within ESDC—Employment and Social Development Canada)
Developing Recommendations for a Canadian Approach to Standards and Regulations for Federal Public Procurement of Accessible Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).
Goals of Project
Special attention will be paid to innovation-supportive regulatory design, and measures that result in systemic transformation with impact beyond the public sector, thereby showing leadership in inclusive practices.
Key action items:
- Expert interviews and analysis of accessible procurement policies, practices and implementations in other jurisdictions
- Hold a conference that brings together relevant stakeholders and experts
- Provide recommendations for a Canadian approach for procurement regulations for the public sector and the federally-regulated private sector.