Accessibility

Joudelie King wants to get out and live life to the fullest, but there are places she can’t go because they don’t meet her accessibility needs. (submitted photo)

New online tool provides accessibility map for people with disabilities

The myCommunity BC map provides accessibility info for nearly 1,000 locations in the province

 

Vernon Paralympic wheelchair curler Sonja Gaudet (centre) offers some tips on how to make the historic Towne Cinema more accessible to Okanagan Screen Arts Society members Scott John (Left) and Susan Hodgson. (Photo contribued)

Decorated Vernon wheelchair curler ramps up accessibility conversations

Paralympian athlete Sonja Gaudet offers advice to Vernon’s historic Towne Cinema

 

The Thompson Okanagan Tourist Association would like to see region-wide experiences that everyone can enjoy, no matter their abilities. (Photo contributed)

Thompson Okanagan Tourist Association: Who can’t access your business?

TOTA launches video to encourage proprietors to remove barriers

 

PROVIDING ACCESS                                One of the buses owned and operated by Ogopogo Tours of Summerland can accommodate six conventional wheelchairs or five motorized wheelchairs. The company has worked to provide accessibility to those in wheelchairs or with mobility issues. (Contributed.)

Summerland tour company recognized for providing accessibility

Ogopogo Tours has two buses which can accommodate users in wheelchairs

PROVIDING ACCESS                                One of the buses owned and operated by Ogopogo Tours of Summerland can accommodate six conventional wheelchairs or five motorized wheelchairs. The company has worked to provide accessibility to those in wheelchairs or with mobility issues. (Contributed.)
LETTER: Accessible businesses are needed

LETTER: Accessible businesses are needed

After 10 years in Summerland, I have learned which businesses are not accessible, and ignore them

  • Mar 11, 2020
LETTER: Accessible businesses are needed
Summerland man asks for improved accessibility

Summerland man asks for improved accessibility

Doors to downtown businesses present a challenge for wheelchairs and scooters, Chris Beaton says

Summerland man asks for improved accessibility