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Change to Three Vancouver Bus Routes as of Monday June 22: #14, #16 and #17

This is to advise that as a result of construction of the subway under Broadway in Vancouver beginning this year, the following three bus routes will be altered effective Monday June 22, 2020. The first paragraph in quotes under each heading is from TransLink. It outlines each route. I have then added a description of […]

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June 2 TransLink Update Regarding COVID-19

Hello, Everyone, This update was circulated to the Access Transit Users’ Advisory Committee (UAC) yesterday, June 2. TransLink is implementing the following changes as we enter the next phase of B.C.’s restart plan. On May 21, TransLink announced that it is implementing new measures as part of a Safe Operating Action Plan. These changes will […]

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The Importance of Braille

Braille is a medium that can be clunky, with braillers and pages of notes that can take up space in a bag or lay in boxes on shelves. Despite its clunky and seemingly obsolete nature, braille is essential to blind people! When I was in junior kindergarten I learned braille while the rest of my […]

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Trust Your Buddy Accessible Recreation Program

Program Coordinator Ryan Van Praet is pleased to announce that having been awarded a grant by the Ontario Ministry of Sport, the CCB is launching a new program in the Southwestern Ontario Region. The β€œTrust Your Buddy – Accessible Recreation Program” (TYB) will be based out of Chatham-Kent and also service Windsor-Essex & Sarnia-Bambton. The […]

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INTRODUCING THE FRANK THEATRE

The Frank Theatre, formerly known as Screaming Weenie Productions, has a mandate to present queer- and sex-positive-themed work that entertains, inspires, enlightens and liberates. The Artistic Director, Chris Gatchalian, is also committed to making The Frank’s programming more accessible and they have been offering ASL interpretation at a number of events this year. I recently […]

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VANCOUVER PRIDE PARADE 2015

Join us Sunday, August 2, 2015 for the first described Pride Parade in Canada! The Accessibility Area will be set up in Alexandra Park, 1755 Beach Avenue near Bidwell. Accessibility Area seating and VocalEye headsets are FREE, but reservations are recommended. To reserve yours, please call 604-687-0955 or email accessibility@vancouverpride.ca The parade is scheduled to […]

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