Media Advisory

Barrier-Free BC launches ‘Just Say Yes!’ campaign to lobby province for British Columbians with Disabilities Act

VICTORIA, British Columbia – Mar31, 2016 – Newly formed advocacy group, Barrier-Free BC, invites media to the ‘Just Say Yes!’ campaign launch that calls on the province to implement a long overdue British Columbians with Disabilities Act.

Today, there are approximately 604,000 BC residents who live with some form of disability and that number will rapidly increase due to the aging population.

‘Just Say Yes!’ outlines clear objectives for enacting strong and effective legislation to secure the rights for persons with disabilities around issues of accessibility, inclusion and equal opportunity.

WHAT: PRESS CONFERENCE – Barrier-Free BC launches ‘Just Say Yes!’ campaign

WHEN: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: BC Legislature – front steps (Birch Room in case of rain)
501 Belleville St, Victoria, BC

WHO: Barrier-Free BC spokesperson, Rob Sleath, will be available for interview

About Barrier-Free BC
Barrier-Free BC is a non-partisan campaign advocating for the enactment of a strong and effective British Columbians with Disabilities Act, providing a barrier-free province for all persons with disabilities.

For more information, please contact:
Rob Sleath
T: 604 241-7499
E: barrierfreebc@gmail.com

Or:

Reed Poynter
T: 778-908-1445
E: barrierfreebc@gmail.com