Accessibility Statement for Niigaaniin

This is an accessibility statement from Mamaweswen, Niigaaniin Services.

 Measures to support accessibility

Mamaweswen, Niigaaniin Services takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of Niigaaniin:

  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.

  • Integrate accessibility into our procurement practices.

  • Appoint an accessibility officer and/or ombudsperson.

  • Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.

  • Assign clear accessibility goals and responsibilities.

  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Niigaaniin is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Niigaaniin. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Niigaaniin:​

  • E-mail: communications@niigaaniin.com

  • Visitor Address: 473 Highway 17, Cutler, ON, P0P1B0

  • Postal Address: 473 Highway 17, Cutler, ON, P0P1B0

  • On Social Media; Facebook @Niigaaniin, Instagram @Niigaaniin

We try to respond to feedback within 2 business days.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Niigaaniin is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • The technology is supported natively in widely-distributed user agents that are also accessibility supported (such as HTML and CSS).

  • The technology is supported in a widely-distributed plug-in that is also accessibility supported.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Niigaaniin relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML

  • WAI-ARIA

  • CSS

  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of Niigaaniin , there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for Niigaaniin:

  1. Anishinaabemowin language sections: Some pages and items on our website do not have english translations for the Anishinaabemowin text. because Some phrases are not meant to be translated, to preserve the integrity of the language and the original intention.. . Please reach out to us via the "support" form if you require more information about text in Anishinaabemowin.

 

Assessment approach

Mamaweswen, Niigaaniin Services assessed the accessibility of Niigaaniin by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation


Formal complaints

Please email communications@niigaaniin.com, or submit an inquiry on the "support" form on the website.

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by:

Mamaweswen, Niigaaniin Services
Communications Department
Communications Officer

Date

This statement was created on 5 October 2021