What is “accessibility”?
Accessibility refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people who experience disabilities. A disability is a physical or mental condition that limits a person’s movements, senses, or activities. There are many types of disabilities, such as those that affect a person’s vision, movement, hearing, and ability to learn and communicate.
Accessibility Advisory Committee
In August 2023, the City of White Rock established an Accessibility Advisory Committee. Committee members are tasked with raising awareness about accessibility and inclusion, participating in group discussions, setting internal accessibility standards, and making recommendations to City Council on a wide range of initiatives. Part of the Committee role is to assist in the development and implementation of an Accessibility Plan.
The City of White Rock is developing an Accessibility Plan with the help of the Accessibility Advisory Committee. This plan's purpose is to identify barriers in our community spaces and provide recommendations on how to address them.
Community feedback is essential to helping us create a roadmap for accessibility initiatives. If you have ideas or issues that you would like to bring forward to the Committee, please submit these in via the accessibility feedback form.
If you have any questions, please contact the Accessibility Committee by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604-541-2278.