Standards

This section is designed to communicate the framework of legal and procedural rights and responsibilities that support the delivery of an accessible education.

The Supreme Court of Canada has developed a test for determining whether policies, rules and standards that result in a discriminatory level of service are reasonable and justifiable. To be considered reasonable and justifiable, a discriminatory level of service must meet all three parts of the test, which are described below.

(adapted from: Alberta Human Rights Commission | Duty to accommodate students with disabilities in post-secondary educational institutions)