Algoma Public Health


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Statement of Commitment


Algoma Public Health (APH) is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and equal opportunity and are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner. We will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005).  

Review the Algoma Public Health accessibility policy.

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) is intended to enable the development, implementation, and enforcement of accessibility standards to achieve accessibility for Ontarians with disabilities. The Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR) establishes the accessibility standards, and Algoma Public Health provides details for the following areas:


  • Information and Communication
  • Employment
  • Design of Public Spaces
  • Customer Service 

Our programs and services are delivered in ways that reflect our values:


  • Excellence
  • Respect
  • Accountability & Transparency
  • Collaboration  


Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation 

In accordance with the standards in the IASR, we have completed the following actions in 2023:



AODA Multi-Year Accessibility Plan 2024

The AODA multi-year accessibility plan outlines the health unit’s AODA obligations until 2025 which meets the organizational obligations under the AODA, Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation(O.Reg. 191/11, s.4(1) (2). The plan is a requirement under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and is designed to identify, remove, and prevent accessibility barriers across the organization. The plan will be updated regularly to reflect progress made towards full compliance with the AODA, and it is a five-year plan that will be reviewed and updated at least once every five years, and as required.

Date of Creation: June 1, 2015

Last Modified: March 15, 2024