Web accessibility

Glossary Accessibility


The Public Guardian and Trustee (PGT) is committed to making its website an inclusive, accessible space. We strive to conform to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Level AA, which develops content to guide accessibility standards for websites.

We are committed to making sure our website is easy to access. We designed our website to:

  • Be read by screen-reading software
  • Have optimal legibility by using a simple, standard font
  • Provide images with an alternative text
  • Write the content in plain language

We recommend that website visitors keep their browsers up to date to make use of new technologies to support accessibility.

Making use of the browser 

Refer to the accessibility topic in the help section of your browser for details on how to change browser settings. Most modern browsers give you options to:

  • Change colours, contrast and fonts 
  • Magnify the page
  • Navigate the site using speech recognition software
  • Listen to most of the site using a screen reader
  • Translate 

Language translation using a browser 

To learn more about how your browser can translate webpages into your preferred language:

Learn how to make your computer more accessible

Our website supports Android, Apple, and Windows operating systems. For comprehensive information about making your computer more accessible, visit the following websites:


Adobe Acrobat is used for viewing and printing documents on our website that are saved in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF).

Please visit get.adobe.com/reader to download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Please visit Adobe Accessibility for valuable tools and resources to read PDF documents with a screen reader.

Get help or give feedback about web accessibility

For assistance accessing our website, or to provide feedback on accessibility, contact us at mail@trustee.bc.ca.

Learn more about accessibility at the PGT.