Vancouver City Savings Credit Union (Vancity) was awarded the “2013 Access and Inclusion Award” November 21st by the City of Vancouver. Vancity was honoured with this award for installing “assistive listening devices” for the hard of hearing community, including induction loop systems at the teller wickets in all 56 branches. Mayor Gregor Robertson stated, “Vancity continuously and consistently demonstrates their leadership and commitment to eliminating accessibility and inclusion barriers through their business, hiring and community minded practices. …more
VANCOUVER – Premier Christy Clark has unveiled Accessibility 2024, a 10-year plan that responds to the voices of thousands of British Columbians who took part in a three-month long public consultation on making B.C. the most progressive place in Canada for people with disabilities.