Barriers in BC

This page contains links to various articles regarding accessibility issues. They highlight barriers faced by people with disabilities. 

Barrier-Free BC has no direct knowledge of the events leading up to or during these situations and cannot comment on the specific incidents they highlight. However, these situations demonstrate the wide spectrum of barriers that still exist in today’s society and attest to the need for a strong and effective British Columbians with Disabilities Act.

Accessible Prescription Medication: why it’s imperative and a human right (ASIC website – January 2016)

Missing in Action: Disability Policy and Persons with Disabilities (Samara Blog – 8 December 2015)

International Persons with Disabilities Day raises awareness for inclusion (Northeast News – 8 December 2015)

TransLink fare gates may limit transit accessibility for passengers with disabilities (Georgia Straight – 4 December 2015)