1. Governance
    1. Overview
    2. Guiding Documents
    3. Meeting Schedule
    4. Time Commitments
    5. Questions?

Governance

Overview

The Canadian Accessibility Network (CAN) is a pan-Canadian network representing academic, community service provider, and corporate partners who are committed to advancing accessibility for persons with disabilities through Research and Innovation, Education and Training, Policy, Employment, and Community Engagement, and is committed to respecting and achieving good governance. The Network is supported by the CAN National Office, which is located within the Accessibility Institute at Carleton University, in Ottawa.

There are two Governing Bodies for the Network:

Guiding Documents

At the September 2020 meeting of the Governing Council for CAN, the following documents relating to the operation of CAN were approved.

These items are used in guiding the day-to-day operation of the work of the Network and are subject to review from year to year, or as needed, in response to the priorities of the Network.

These items are used in guiding the day-to-day operation of the work of the Network and are subject to review from year to year, or as needed, in response to the priorities of the Network.

Meeting Schedule

Meetings for these governing bodies take place at varying times of the year.

Please check the Meeting Schedule for 2021-2022 for the current dates and times for meetings of each group.

Time Commitments

The time commitment for becoming involved with either of these governing bodies varies, dependent on the work of the group and/or the role of the member.

For a better understanding, see our Time Commitments for Councils.

Questions?

Contact the CAN National Office at can@carleton.ca.