Statistics Canada seeking input on pilot Text-to-Speech feature available on its website

Consultative engagement objectives

Statistics Canada is piloting a new feature, Text-To-Speech (TTS), on its website which allows text to be transformed into spoken words.

We would like to collect feedback on user expectations, the tool’s functionalities and areas in need of improvements.

The goal is to ensure that the tool is relevant and user-friendly for all Canadians, thus making the site more accessible to certain segments of the population including those with learning challenges and those with reduced vision.

How to get involved

There are two different TTS features being piloted.  We invite you to visit the following links where the TTS features are available and share your experience by completing the short feedback form: 

Feature one:

Feature two:

Statistics Canada will be further engaging with Canadians in September and October 2022 through virtual group discussions. If you would like to participate, please provide your contact information at the final question of the feedback form. 

Individuals who wish to obtain more information on this engagement initiative may contact us by email at statcan.statcanengage-statcanmobilise.statcan@statcan.gc.ca.

Statistics Canada is committed to respecting the privacy of participants. All personal information created, held or collected by the agency is protected by the Privacy Act. For more information on Statistics Canada's privacy policies, please consult the privacy notice.

Results

Summary results of the engagement initiatives will be published online when available.

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