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Our Web site has been designed to provide you with different ways to find information on the Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC). This page provides navigational information allowing you to quickly locate the documents, policies, initiatives, and pages that you are looking for.

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Accessibility Help

Increasing Text Size

To increase the text size on our Web pages, you can change the settings in your Web browser. Just follow the instructions below based on the browser you are using or see your browser's help for details.

Internet Explorer

  1. Select "View" in the menu bar.
  2. Select "Text Size."
  3. Select "Larger" or "Largest."

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Select "View" in the menu bar.
  2. Select "Text Size."
  3. Select "Increase."
  4. To increase the text size further, continue selecting "Increase."

Opera

  1. Select "View" in the menu bar.
  2. Select "Zoom."
  3. From the menu, select the size with which you would like to view the website.
  4. To increase the text size further, increase the percentage.

Netscape

  1. Select "View" in the menu bar.
  2. Select "Text Size."
  3. From the menu, select the size with which you would like to view the website.

Client-side CSS for Enhancing Accessibility

The design of the Web pages on this website is flexible enough to allow you to configure the visual presentation to meet your accessibility needs by using a client-side Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) file.

Most browsers provide the ability to specify a client-side CSS file, which would be applied to every Web page that you visit on this website. To take advantage of this feature, perform the following steps:

  1. How to create a client-side CSS file, and
  2. How to configure your browser to use the client-side CSS file.

Alternative Formats

Information throughout the ELCC website is provided in XHTML as the primary format. In some cases, other software formats are provided as alternatives. To open these alternate formats, you may need to download and install one or more of the following on your computer:

PDF – Portable  Document Format. To access these files you must have a PDF reader installed. If you do not already have such a reader, there are numerous PDF readers available for free download or for purchase on the Internet:

PPT – Microsoft PowerPoint format. To access these files you will need PowerPoint Presentation Viewer.

DOC – Microsoft Word format. To access these files you will need Microsoft Word Viewer.

RTF – Rich Text format. To access these files use the document conversion features available in most word processing software, or use a file viewer capable of reading RTF.

XLS – Microsoft Excel format. To access these files you will need Microsoft Excel Viewer.

Media Players (to access audio, video and Flash files)

If you have problems accessing the multimedia applications, you may want to download and install a free copy of one of the following software:

Navigational Help

Our website has been designed to provide you with different ways to find information. This page provides navigational information allowing you to quickly locate the documents, policies, initiatives, and pages that you are looking for.

Feedback

Tell us what you think about our website, our organization or anything else that comes to mind. We welcome all of your comments and suggestions.

The Tool Bar

The first menu bar on the top of the page, the Common Menu Bar, is mandatory for all Government of Canada websites in correspondence with the norms set forth by the Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada's Common Look and Feel Standards. It allows you to perform navigational tasks that are frequently necessary on all government sites, including:

  • Switching between the two official languages; in this case, from English to French.
  • Allowing you to Contact Us.
  • Providing Help by directing you back to this page.
  • Running a Search to locate a topic of interest.
  • Linking back to the Canada Home Page.

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Date Modified:
2011-08-18