Accessibility plans & policies

2024 Accessibility Plan

The City is working to remove barriers to accessibility. Read the Accessibility Plan to find out more about what we have been doing and plan to do.

Read the 2024 Accessibility Plan

Plain Language Policy

The purpose of our Plain Language Policy is to guide us on how to write content in a way that our intended audience can:

  • Understand what we wrote
  • Be better informed
  • Act on the information 
  • Participate

Read our Plain Language Policy

Universal Design Policy

City Council passed the Universal Design Policy in 2001. The goal of the policy is to have a city that is inclusive, comfortable, and usable for everyone. It guides the City in removing and avoiding barriers in interior and exterior environments, in information and communication and in delivering all services.

Read the Universal Design Policy (PDF, 342KB) 

Accessibility Design Standards

The Winnipeg Accessibility Design Standard provides design requirements for indoor and outdoor environments. The City uses this standard to guide all new construction and major renovations. 

Read the Winnipeg Accessibility Design Standard (PDF, 7.1MB)

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