About Accessibility

The 10-Year Action Plan

The 10-year Accessibility action plan is a response to what we heard during the public consultation. It contains 12 building blocks based on themes that emerged during the consultation.

The Consultation

From December 3, 2013 - March 11, 2014, we asked British Columbians about accessibility. These dates are significant because:
We asked about how we could increase accessibility for people with disabilities in:
  • Government
  • Business
  • Communities
British Columbians participated:
  • Online
  • In person at 23 community sessions in 15 communities
  • Via email
  • By ASL video
  • On social media
  • Through organizations
A Disability Consultation Report reflects what we heard during the consultation. Access the Consultation Report and transcripts, and find out more about the consultation process.

The Summit

On June 16, 2014, we held the B.C. Accessibility Summit. The Summit brought together leaders in the disability community, business, government and communities. They discussed actions and strategies to address barriers identified during the consultation. Access transcripts and find out more about the B.C. Accessibility Summit.

Progress Updates

The Accessibility Secretariat provides annual Accessibility progress updates each year. These updates outline highlights and information on progress towards Accessibility goals from:
  • Government
  • Business
  • Communities