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Canada’s Online Streaming Act: Everything We Know About Bill C-11 So Far

by Jena Wallace in Industry Trends

Navigating Broadcast Accessibility in Canada [Free Webinar] As the landscape for media consumption continues to evolve from traditional broadcasting to online streaming, governments around the world have been working to make relevant updates to their existing legislation to address the challenges and…

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Updated February 14, 2024

Canada’s National AccessAbility Week

by Rebecca Klein in Lighter Side

Lessons Learned: Canada’s Past, Present, and Future in Digital Accessibility [Free Webinar] On behalf of all of us at 3Play Media and 3Play Media Canada, we’re thrilled to recognize Canada’s National AccessAbility Week! National AccessAbility Week is an annual opportunity to celebrate…

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Updated January 29, 2024

Understanding the Accessibility for Manitobans Act

by Kelly Mahoney in Uncategorized

Provincial accessibility standards: How the AODA Impacts Online Video 🖥  The Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) became law in December 2013, and makes up just one facet of Canada’s provincial accessibility standards. The AMA provides a process and outlines specific requirements to…

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Updated January 29, 2024

Nova Scotia’s Accessibility Act

by Abby Alepa in Video Accessibility

  Accessibility in Ontario: How the AODA Impacts Web and Online Video 📺  The Accessibility Act, also known as Bill 59, was passed in April 2017 to aid Nova Scotia in achieving an accessible province by 2030. The Accessibility Act is an…

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Updated January 29, 2024

A Quick Guide to the Accessible Canada Act

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

Accessibility in Ontario: How the AODA Impacts Web and Online Video [Free eBook] When it comes to breaking down barriers for people with disabilities, there’s no such thing as “too accessible.” Just ask Canada. In 2018, Canada introduced the Accessible Canada Act…

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Updated January 29, 2024

The Accessible British Columbia Act

by Abby Alepa in Video Accessibility

Accessibility in Ontario: How the AODA Impacts Web and Online Video [Free eBook] In June 2021, the Accessible British Columbia Act became law. The Government of British Columbia (B.C.) passed this legislation to prove its commitment to creating an accessible province for…

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Updated January 29, 2024

Canadian CRTC Caption Laws

by Kelly Mahoney in Video Accessibility

While certain provinces boast some of the most progressive accessibility laws in Canada, the Canadian d/Deaf and hard of hearing population has been advocating for more advanced closed captioning standards across the nation since the 1960s. In response, the Canadian Radio-television and…

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Updated January 29, 2024

Described Video Requirements for Canadian Broadcasters

by Kelly Mahoney in Video Accessibility

How the AODA Impacts Online Accessibility [Free Ebook] Many (if not most) broadcast programs in Canada lack described video and/or audio, which is an accommodation for blind and low-vision individuals. However, Canada’s “Let’s Talk TV” initiative aims to enhance the availability of…

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Updated January 29, 2024

What You Need to Know About the AODA

by Elisa Lewis in Video Accessibility

How the AODA Impacts Web and Online Video Accessibility [Free Ebook] On January 1, 2021, Canadians and accessibility enthusiasts celebrated more than just a new year; they also marked a new phase of the AODA.  By the date above, all public websites…

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Updated January 29, 2024

AODA Video Requirements & Canadian Accessibility Standards

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

How the AODA Impacts Web and Online Video Accessibility [Free Ebook] Ontario offers some of the most comprehensive web accessibility standards in the world. The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) was instated in 2005 with the intention of creating a…

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Updated January 29, 2024