Accessibility

Date adopted: 
August 12, 2018
Last update: 
October 26, 2020

Everyone who needs your service or website should be able to use it. This includes people with visual, hearing, cognitive or motor impairments, those with learning difficulties, and older people.

Your service must be accessible to users regardless of their digital confidence and access to a digital environment. This includes users in remote areas and users with different devices. For example, Yukon.ca is designed specifically so people in Yukon communities can use and load the pages with lower bandwidth.

Make your content accessible

When planning content, it’s important to make sure it is:

Build your service or website to be accessible

You must build your service or website to be accessible to meet criteria 9 in the digital service standards.

We strive for compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA.