Using this Site

Accessibility Statement

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. 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.  See also the Download Centre.

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