Accessibility & Inclusion

Accessible communities are inclusive communities. SPARC BC works to advance accessibility and inclusion by conducting important research, leading public education campaigns, partnering with community groups, working with municipalities, and through delivery of our Parking Permit Program for People with Disabilities. Accessible communities make a real difference in the lives of people with disabilities; it is not just about physical access and technical devices—access is about equal opportunity.


active community library

Access Awareness Day

Celebrated annually on the first Saturday in June, Access Awareness Day works to raise awareness about how we can all work together to make our communities more accessible and inclusive for everyone.

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Disability Without Poverty

Concern about a growing gap between the cost of basic living expenses and what PWD recipients could afford to pay led to the formation of the Disability Without Poverty Network in April 2011.

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measuring up - progressive . inclusive . community

In June 2010, the education and outreach component of the 2010 Legacies Now–Measuring Up program was transferred to SPARC BC.

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wheelchair on the beach against blue sea in summer

Wheelchair Accessible Travel Guide

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