What We've Done
Arranged for the financing and provision of 1,700 ft of beach access for a sand castle competition for 10,000 people and a team from the BC Paraplegic Association.
Created criteria for evaluating soft surface access systems and presented these at the Trendex Accessibility Conference.
Will our kids remember the doorknob days?
November 28, 2013
Thanks to new building code legislation, Vancouver will be the first city in Canada to ban doorknobs. In all new construction starting this March, they will be replaced with levers, International Business Times reported. The ban also extends to all faucets. The Vancouver city council voted to amend its building code in September, and with that came the decision to make doorknobs a thing of the past -- although existing structures are now grandfathered into the new code. Do you think Ontario will follow?
Is Your Business AODA Compliant?
June 1, 2013
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Customer Service Standard came into effect on January 1st, 2012. This means that all companies in Ontario must have detailed policies and procedures for providing goods and services to customers with disabilities. Is your business AODA compliant? Use AccessOntario's AODA Compliance Wizard to find out.
BIAs Paying Serious Attention to Access
April 22, 2013
Business Improvement Areas are increasingly focused on improving access to their businesses. Though universal access is simple to attain, unfortunately many businesses think of accessibility last. PATHS.com is bringing the issue of accessibiliy to the forefront of business owners' minds so universal access can become a reality.
PATHS Ramp Used for Street Access
September 5, 2012
The City of Kingston uses PATHS ramps for street access during construction and street revitalization.