Vancouver to join conversation on accessibility, inclusion

People in Vancouver are invited to participate in a consultation meeting to discuss the development of accessibility legislation for British Columbia.

On Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, will host an in-person session for people with disabilities, their friends and families, accessibility advocates and self-advocates, as well as organizations, experts, businesses and individuals to help define what future legislation to make B.C. a more accessible and inclusive province could look like.

The meeting will be held at the Sandman Vancouver City Centre, 180 West Georgia St., from 2:30 to 5 p.m. All are welcome to attend, participate and offer feedback about their experiences with accessibility, inclusion, barriers and what matters most in the development of accessibility legislation.

To register for a meeting or to learn more about the proposed legislation, visit:

People can also provide their feedback through an online questionnaire at the above link until Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at 4 p.m. (Pacific time).

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