BIG IDeA is the first end-to-end platform in Ontario on accessibility for businesses and their customers.
FREE support for businesses in becoming accessible and showcasing their successes.

Continuing Our Work During COVID-19

We are fortunate that our team members are able to work from home during this pandemic. We want to extend our enormous gratitude to the front-line workers. During the pandemic, the demand for the services of the IDRC has only increased and our collective mission of inclusivity has become even more relevant...
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Businesses

Make Accessibility your business.
Stop turning away 15% of your potential customers as well as their families and friends. Join BIG IDeA and you will:

  • Expand your customer base
  • Increase customer satisfaction and improve loyalty
  • Eliminate barriers between you and your client
  • Gain a competitive advantage and increase your market share

Customers

Help businesses to improve your customer experience.

  • Nominate inclusive business practices
  • Give feedback to businesses on their level of inclusion
  • Submit an inclusion challenge for the design challenge event
  • Participate in our design challenges and mapathon

News & Events

See what happens when customers and businesses collaborate and innovate.

  • Latest accessibility innovations
  • Design Challenges
  • Mapathons
  • Register for Upcoming Events

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Only a few more days until our free webinar on the impact of bias in machine learning and data mining with Dr. Toon Calders. If you have not signed up yet, follow the link to reserve your spot. https://bit.ly/2NRNoKV

National Accessibility Week is a time to celebrate valuable contributions of Canadians with disabilities and to recognize the efforts of individuals, communities and workplaces that are actively working to remove barriers to accessibility.

Our Doors Are Open - Welcoming People with Disabilities at Places of Worship https://www.oercommons.org/courseware/module/56407

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Timeline PhotosJoin us today at 11:00 AM for our free, fully accessible webinar on machine learning bias with guest speaker Dr. Toon Calders. Here is the link to register. ocadu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VDYRizSrRXOP5SS8ckCUsQ
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1 month ago

BIG IDeA

Timeline PhotosSign up today for our free webinar on the impact of bias in machine learning and data mining by guest speaker Dr. Toon Calders, a professor in the computer science department at the University of Antwerp in Belgium. He is an expert in machine learning and has published over sixty papers about data mining. This webinar is part of the We Count - Digging DEEPer series. Here is the link to sign up bit.ly/2NRNoKV

We look forward to you joining us!

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