We advocate on the premise that everyone should be able to participate in all aspects of society. It’s helpful to understand legislation and standards that protect your rights to ensure the law is working for you.
Provincial legislation – Quebec
Information on the rights of people in Quebec
Government agency that helps increase the social participation of people with disabilities. Useful for understanding issues, obtaining statistics and information concerning disabilities. Go to “Publications in English” to consult the Act and the government’s policies.
Éducaloi is a registered charity that is a leader in improving access to justice in Quebec. Éducaloi’s mission is to inform the public about the law, their rights and their obligations.
Information about labour standards and how to file complaints if they are not respected. CNESST ensures that Quebec’s workers and employers are respected.
CNIB’s recommendations on creating accessible environments, with a primary focus on the needs of people with vision loss, including people who are deafblind.
Regroupement des aveugles et amblyopes du Québec (in French only)
The Regroupement des aveugles et amblyopes du Québec (RAAQ) is a federation of 15 associations in Quebec. It’s mission is to promote and defend the rights of blind and amblyopic people in Quebec and help them be fully involved in all areas of human activity.
Quebec government standards regarding their Web publications adopted by the Conseil du trésor
The Régie du bâtiment du Québec (RBQ) is responsible for checking that barrier-free design requirements are respected in new construction or renovations and comply with the Building Act. All buildings subject to the Building chapter of the Construction Code must meet the barrier-free design requirements in the Code.
The Code contains the minimum requirements for safety and accessibility. Its objective is to ensure that everyone has access to buildings