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Government Legislation

ASD would like to encourage all students with disabilities to review applicable International, National and Provincial/State Legislation and related documents. Familiarity with legislation can help both students and educators to work together to identify and implement appropriate accommodations through the development of a good understanding of our responsibilities.

Legislation & Policies
http://www.chrc-ccdp.ca/legislation_policies/legislation-en.asp

The Employment Equity Act
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/E-5.401/

Discrimination and Harassment - Physical or Mental Disability
http://www.chrc-ccdp.ca/discrimination/physical_mental-eng.aspx

Alberta Government, Human Rights, Citizenship and Multiculturalism Act
http://www.qp.alberta.ca/

Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission, Alberta Government. Interpretive Bulletin Duty to Accommodate Students with Disabilities in Post-secondary Education
http://www.albertahumanrights.ab.ca/dutytoaccommodatestudents.pdf

Ontario Human Rights Commission, The Opportunity to Succeed: Achieving Barrier-free Education for Students with Disabilities
http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en

Government of Canada Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/charter/

Government of Canada, Canadian Human Rights Commission, Duty to Accommodate
http://www.chrc-ccdp.ca/preventing_discrimination/toc_tdm-eng.aspx

Updated April 30 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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