Site Accessibility

We aim to make the Hotel Dieu Hospital website at accessible and usable for people of all abilities and disabilities.

To achieve that goal, our website is compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0  Level AA standards as legislated by federal and provincial governments for public websites.  This means that helpful features such as the following are available to users:   

Browser Compatibility

You can view pages on our website on a variety of browsers, including Microsoft Internet Explorer 7+, Firefox, Safari and Google Chrome.

Page Zoom

You can zoom in and out of pages, including images, using these keyboard shortcuts:


  • To zoom in, press CTRL + PLUS SIGN (+)
  • To zoom out, press CTRL + MINUS SIGN (-) 
  • To restore the zoom to 100%, press CTRL + 0

Mac OS

  • To zoom in, press COMMAND (⌘) + PLUS SIGN (+)
  • To zoom out, press COMMAND (⌘) + MINUS SIGN (-) 
  • To restore the zoom to 100%, press COMMAND (⌘) + 0

Alternative Text

When an image is used on a web page to convey information, its content is also described in alt text (alternative text), which means the image can be understood by text browsers and assistive technologies such as screen readers. If an image is used for simply decorative purposes, then it will not be accompanied by alt text.

We can also provide any of the website content in an alternative format to suit your needs.  If you have any problems accessing the Hotel Dieu Hospital website please contact us:

Public Relations Department
613.544.3310 ext. 2648

Availability of documents in accessible formats

Hotel Dieu Hospital is committed to providing information and communication in an accessible manner when requested by people with disabilities. If you need assistance obtaining information in an accessible format or with communication supports, please contact:

Accessibility Office
613-544-3310, ext. 2384