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Join the Technical Committee on Outdoor Spaces

Do you know what it takes to make outdoor spaces accessible for everyone? If so, join forces with us! Take part in the development of Accessibility Standards Canada’s standard on outdoor spaces.


Our existing technical committee on outdoor spaces is looking for new members in the following stakeholder categories:

People with disabilities*
Indigenous peoples*
Academic and research bodies
Standards users
Government and authorities with jurisdiction
Non-governmental organizations
Standards development bodies


*Please note: People with disabilities and Indigenous peoples are encouraged to apply. They can be part of any stakeholder category.


If this interests you, please email us directly at info.Accessibility.Standards-Normes.Accessibilite.Info@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca. We will be happy to discuss the opportunity and selection process in more detail.


Deadline: April 14, 2023.


Please share this message with anyone you think may be interested in this opportunity. We will invite selected members to an orientation meeting with the existing committee members.


We are an accredited standards development organization. Our mandate is to develop standards that remove accessibility barriers across Canada. Your participation and expertise are essential. To learn more about our work and how you can get involved, visit our website.


Thank you,

Philip Rizcallah, P. Eng.
Chief Executive Officer

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