Website Accessibility Services in Saskatchewan

Meeting Website Accessibility Requirements in Saskatchewan

Those in Saskatchewan operating websites are being urged to consider accessibility guidelines designed to give equal access to websites If you're a Saskatchewan business, nonprofit or public sector organization interested in website accessibility services, then you've come to the right place.

What must you do?

But what exactly does this mean for you? With Saskatchewan's mandate for all Government of Saskatchewan web properties to adhere to WCAG standards, accessibility is not just a legal requirement—it's a core value driving the province forward. While private-sector entities await potential future requirements, the need for accessible digital experiences is on the radar not only because it's the right thing to do, but it also contributes positively to search and KPI's.

Here, we offer information you need to make an informed decision about meeting web accessibility requirements. We also hope to partner with you if you're ready to start planning your project. We love helping those like you on improvements related to website accessibility.

How can we help?

Through website accessibility audits, targeted design change recommendations, and meta content writing or rewriting, we can help bring your website into compliance. By demonstrating a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we can build a more accessible and equitable digital future for all.


What are Saskatchewan’s digital accessibility laws?

All Government of Saskatchewan (GoS) web properties must conform to the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) to the AA level.

What is The Accessible Saskatchewan Act?

Introduced on November 15, 2022, and receiving royal assent on May 17, 2023, The Accessible Saskatchewan Act aims to improve accessibility in various areas, including information and communications.

Who needs to develop accessibility plans under The Accessible Saskatchewan Act?

The Government of Saskatchewan, public sector bodies, and other prescribed persons must develop plans to identify, remove, and prevent barriers, consulting with people with disabilities.

What is the role of the minister under The Accessible Saskatchewan Act?

The minister is responsible for raising awareness about accessibility issues and ensuring engagement in the development and implementation of accessibility standards.

What is the function of the Accessibility Advisory Committee?

This committee, consisting of 9-15 members, advises the minister on accessibility standards and public awareness initiatives.

What is the Saskatchewan Accessibility Office?

This office will support the administration of the Act and regulations, including public awareness and monitoring compliance.

What are the enforcement mechanisms under The Accessible Saskatchewan Act?

The Act allows for inspections to investigate non-compliance, with fines up to $250,000 for contravention.

What areas will The Accessible Saskatchewan Act establish standards for?

The Act will establish accessibility standards in areas such as information and communications, employment, transportation, and service animals.

How has the Government of Saskatchewan designed its website for accessibility?

The website considers type sizes, contrast ratios, screen reader compatibility, and adherence to W3C Accessibility Guidelines.

What is the goal of The Accessible Saskatchewan Act?

The Accessible Saskatchewan Act aims to create a more inclusive province by engaging with persons with disabilities and the public to develop accessibility regulations and standards.

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