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The Accessibility Commissioner is a very important new position in the Accessible Canada Act. Michael Gottheil was selected by the federal government in May 2022. As the Accessibility Commissioner, Mr. Gottheil is a member of the Canadian Human Rights Commission. He has the following duties.

  • He enforces most of the Act.
  • He deals with most accessibility complaints.
  • He makes annual reports to the Minister.
  • He makes and publishes special reports.
  • He advises the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough on managing the Act.
Resources on the Accessible Canada Act