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Accessibility

The Government of the Northwest Territories endeavours to accommodate the widest possible audience on its website. Currently, this website is developed to the XHTML 1.0 (strict) standard that is outlined on the website of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

Ongoing web design and development work is also being guided by the W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative (W3C).

Access Keys

This website can also be used without a mouse. Access keys have been programmed to allow you to visit certain links without using a mouse.

AccessKey Function S Submit a search B Select the search box E Select a GNWT wide search L Select a local site search O Access Resources in Aboriginal Languages (If available) F Access Ressources en Français (If available) G Go to the GNWT website H Go to the current website home page C Access the Copyright information for this website D Access the Disclaimer for this website P Access the Privacy statement for this website A Access the Accessibility statement on this website T Go to the top of the current page W Email the webmaster

How to use an Access Key

How to use an Access Key various depending on your Operating System and browser. The following are directions for using AccessKeys in your browser;

Operating System Browser Key Combination PC Windows Internet Explorer 4 and above ALT + AccessKey (to select the link) + ENTER (to activate) PC Windows FireFox ALT + AccessKey PC Windows Mozilla ALT + AccessKey PC Windows Netscape 6 and above ALT + AccessKey PC Windows Opera 6 and above SHIFT + ESC, then AccessKey MAC OS X Safari Not supported MAC OS X Internet Explorer 5 and 5.1 CONTROL + AccessKey *
* some systems require CONTROL + COMMAND + AccessKey MAC OS X Mozilla Not supported MAC OS X Netscape 6 and above CONTROL + AccessKey MAC OSX Opera Not supported

Font Size

Much of the text on this website can be scaled by your browser to suit your viewing needs. The following are directions for scaling fonts in your browser;

Operating System Browser Key Combination PC Windows Internet Explorer 5 and above View > Text Size PC Windows Internet Explorer 4 and 3 View > Fonts PC Windows FireFox View > Text Size PC Windows Mozilla View > Increase Text Size / Decrease Text Size PC Windows Netscape 7 and above View > Text Zoom PC Windows Netscape 6 View > Text Size PC Windows Opera 7 and above View > Zoom PC Windows Opera 5 and 6 Use dropdown menu on 'progress' bar Mac Safari View > Text Size Mac Internet Explorer 5+ View > Text Zoom Mac Internet Explorer 4.5 View > Text Size Mac Netscape 7 View > Text Zoom Mac Opera 5 and 6 Use dropdown menu on 'progress' bar