This multi-year plan outlines the CWF’s strategy to prevent and remove barriers to address the current and future requirements of the AODA, and in order to fulfill our commitment as outlined in The CWF’s Accessibility Policies. The plan with be reviewed and updated once every five years and is available in alternate accessible formats upon request.
We are committed to making every reasonable effort to accommodate people with disabilities, provided such accommodation does not cause The CWF undue hardship.
Statement of commitment
Canadian Wildlife Federation “CWF” is committed to identifying, eliminating and preventing barriers and increasing accessibility for persons with disabilities in the areas of information, communications and employment. As an organizations, we respect and uphold the requirements set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), and its associated standards and regulations.
CWF understands that we have a responsibility for ensuring a safe, dignified, and welcoming environment for everyone. We are committed to ensuring our organization’s compliance by incorporating accessibility legislation into our policies, procedures, equipment requirements, training and best practices. We will review these policies and practices annually, as organizational changes occur, or in anticipation of compliance deadlines. In addition, we will strive to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities in a timely and effective manner.
Providing an accessible and barrier-free environment is a shared effort, and as an organization, is committed to working with the necessary parties to make accessibility for all a reality.
The ISAR requires every employer with 50 or more employees, to develop and post a Multi-Year Accessibility Plan on their website by January 1, 2014. In accordance with the ISAR, CWG’s Multi-Year accessibility plan outlines CWF’s comprehensive strategy to prevent and remove barriers to accessibility. The AODA seeks to provide a fully accessible Ontario by 2025.
AODA Customer Service Standard Requirements: Completed January 2012
- Creation and Posting of Customer Service – Policy, Procedures & Good Practices.
- Customer Service Training – Mandatory training was completed by all existing CWF people in Ontario Customer Service Training is also a part of mandatory component onboarding for all new hires in Ontario.
- Customer Service – Feedback Mechanism Posted on CWF Internet site.
AODA Individual Emergency Evacuation Procedures: Completed January 2012
- All existing and new employees in Ontario who require an individual workplace emergency response plan are provided with an individual plan that takes into account their disability
- All CWF people in Ontario are made aware of this availability of individual emergency evacuation.
- Information on how to obtain individual emergency evacuation plans are posted on CWF’s Intranet and in local Joint Health & Safety communications posted in a visible location.