Ten years ago, you practically had to hold a training workshop to get people to understand and buy into the benefits of accessible websites. Now – thanks in part to legislation that’s compelled them to do it (see below for more) – even the top establishment are jumping on board.

Here is an excellent page by CIBC that explains the ways they are making services accessible to people with disabilities. Part of what makes their site so laudable is that it’s been certified by the CNIB Site Check program, which confirms that the site meets Web accessibility standards. Meetings these standards means the site will be readable by those using screen readers and other accessibility agents.

Read more about accessibility legislation:

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