Accessibility of this Website

The Government of Alberta has made every effort to make this website accessible and easy to use for everyone, no matter which web browser you choose to use, and whether or not you have any disabilities.

This website was specifically designed to take into account visitors who are visually impaired or blind. It is fully compatible with popular screen reading software. Also, this website was designed for those who for a variety of reasons may not be able to use a mouse. This website can be navigated using the keyboard on your computer or using other assistive devices.

This website uses Skip to Navigation and Skip to Contact links on every page so that you can quickly move to important information if you are navigating by keyboard or assistive devices.

This website also conforms to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines of the Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C). All pages on this website should comply with Priority AA checkpoints.

This website - technically speaking - uses valid eXtensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML) 1.0 Transitional and CSS 2.0.

Software You Might Need

Some documents on this website are available in a PDF format. Adobe Acrobat is needed to open these files. Acrobat is available to download at no charge from Adobe external link icon. The download itself may be quite large for some (between 8MB to 16MB) so check to see if it is already available on your computer.

PDF files can be very accessible to readers with visual or physical disabilities. Adobe provides an excellent guide to using PDF documents external link icon.

Contact Us for Help

While we make every effort to keep all content on this website accessible to all visitors, please do contact us for help if you find any information on this website that you cannot access.

Revised: March 27, 2013


The Alberta Human Rights Commission is an independent commission of the Government of Alberta.

Due to confidentiality concerns, the Commission cannot reply to complaints of discrimination by email. Please contact the Commission by phone or regular mail if you have a specific complaint.

You can access information about making FOIP requests for records held by the Commission on our Contact us page.

The Commission will make publications available in accessible formats upon request for people with disabilities who do not read conventional print.