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Accessibility legislation consultation

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    "The Government of British Columbia is committed to developing new accessibility and inclusion legislation that will work to identify, remove and prevent barriers that impede the full participation of people with disabilities in their communities. Province-wide public consultations on the development of proposed legislation were held between Sept. 16 and Nov. 29, 2019...The proposed legislation would guide the development, implementation and enforcement of accessibility standards and would draw on the expertise and experience of people with disabilities. Accessibility standards could cover a variety of areas such as service delivery, education, employment, housing and the built environment, information and communication and transportation and would rely on having the appropriate mix of incentives, compliance and enforcement tools."

    • Summary report
    • About this digital talking document
    • Producer's note
    • Minister's message
    • Table of contents
    • Section 1.Introduction
    • Section 2.Engaging with British Columbians
    • Section 3.Key themes
    • Section 4.Next steps/conclusion
    • Appendix 1.Accessibility legislation online questionnaire
    • Appendix 2.List of submissions
    • Appendix 3.Organizations and local governments that received funding to host independent community conversations.
    Éditeur original: [Victoria, BC], Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, Government of British Columbia
    Langue(s): English
    Collection(s)/Series: BC Accessibility Reports