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Blair MacPherson - May 21, 2015
In general, we advise our customers that in order to remain compliant, they must consider the marriage of accessibility and human rights legislation with specific banking regulations that apply across their entire customer base. For example our Canadian based financial customers must 
Shannon Collier - May 15, 2015
T-Base Communications was proud to be the official alternate format sponsor at this year’s ADA Symposium and have the opportunity to bring our expertise on providing accessible communications to this year’s symposium for all attendees. An excellent question relating to technology and the effect of the delivery of alternate formats on site was brought to our attention as one of our #asktbase questions asked at our exhibit booth.
 
Mike MacMartin - May 07, 2015
Our Development Manager, Mike MacMartin, explains which files are acceptable for automated statement processing. At T-Base, we have designed our automated process to “plug in” to our customers’ existing production processes.  We can accept AFP, PDF, text files, XML Fixed Width Record files, and numerous other file formats, either composed or un-composed data.  As long as we can get the statement text out of the input file, we’re good.
 
Andy Keyworth - Apr 29, 2015
Legislation often lags behind the sudden leaps and bounds in technological development, so laws and regulations may not explicitly mention mobile sites and apps. However, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the body which authors the accessibility standards and guidelines referenced in legislation, has published an equivalent set of guidelines for mobile sites and apps. 
Jeff Jullion - Apr 23, 2015

In addition to over-arching legislation and standards, such as the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), WCAG 2.0 and Section 508, there are other telecommunication regulations that require accessibility of information and communication to customers. 

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