Accessibility Committee

The Accessibility Committee and the Social Planning Society work together to increase accessibility and social inclusion to make the Comox Valley a place for everyone to belong.

Committee Purpose: to promote equity and social inclusion within the Comox Valley by making recommendations to ensure that the Comox Valley is inclusive and accommodating to community members of all ages, abilities and walks of life. 

Committee Activities:

Promote equity, social inclusion, and accessibility by:

  • Identifying barriers to inclusion and accessibility and making recommendations to the appropriate body (e.g. local government, businesses), organizations) to remove the barriers.
  • Identifying best practices in other communities and make recommendations based on the findings.
  • Participating in review of local government draft plans, policies, and procedures to prevent the creation of barriers in the future
  • Engaging with the community on issues related to accessibility and inclusiveness
  • Promoting public awareness on issues related to accessibility and inclusion for all community members.

The Comox Valley Accessibility Committee is looking for new members to join our committee. If you are interested in reducing barriers and making the Comox Valley an inclusive and accessible community for EVERYONE please join us. Contact to express your interest!

Provincial government passes Accessible BC Act! Become familiar with the Accessible British Columbia Act that was recently passed. It is intended to make BC more inclusive for people with disabilities. The plain language summary of the act can be found here

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