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The Gouvernement du Québec makes its website available to all Internet users and its accessibility enables individuals with specific problems to consult the information available on it. Accessibility also compensates for certain technical constraints to facilitate navigation.

The government standard

This website has been developed pursuant to the Standard sur l’accessibilité des sites Web du gouvernement du Québec This hyperlink will open in a new window..

Government departments and bodies are responsible for ensuring the compliance of their downloadable documents.

Application of the standard

Québec.ca relies on a content management system that facilitates the widespread application of several factors that ensure compliance. For example, recourse to templates and stylesheets ensures the organization and structuring of contents that comply with the standard.

Moreover, workshops, training, and guidance are offered on a day-to-day basis to the government’s digital teams to foster the acquisition and application of good practices in the realm of accessibility.

Validation tools

The Gouvernement du Québec conducts accessibility tests using the following tools:


  • Chrome
  • Firefox

Complementary tools

  • NonVisual desktop Access (NVDA)
  • WAVE
  • Web Developer
  • WCAG Contrast checker
  • Colour Contrast Analyser

Description of icons

Below is a list of the icons found on our website to facilitate navigation.


Breadcrumb grouping

Close (hide) item

Deploy item

Mask item

Open panel

Close panel

Follow the link

Return to previous path

Return to the text containing a reference

Open an external link in a new window

Next page (pagination)

Previous page (pagination)

Additional information

Context help

Point of service

Opening hours

Time (of an event)

Telephone number

Dates or business days

Email address



Notice or warning

Important reminder



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If you have difficulty navigating on the website or consulting a document, you can get assistance by telephone This hyperlink will open in a new window. or email This hyperlink will open in a new window..

Last update: May 3, 2024


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