A Message From The President of Barrier-Free Canada/Canada Sans Barrieres (BFC/CSB)

Share this Article on Facebook Dear Barrier Free Canada Readers: Spring has finally begun and the board of directors of BFC hopes you are all ready to begin the spring and summer season in full force. Advocacy is always needed along with provincial and federal legislation. Our role as educators never done. Most people assumeContinue reading A Message From The President of Barrier-Free Canada/Canada Sans Barrieres (BFC/CSB)

Traveling Blind by Train During a Pandemic Donna Jodhan Details Her Journey Traveling Blind To and From Quebec City Using Via Rail Canada

I was never afraid to travel at this time and at the end of it all; I am delighted to report that my trip from Toronto to Québec City was one where I enjoyed an adventure free from any sort of pandemic concerns and most of all! My needs and requirements as a vision impairedContinue reading Traveling Blind by Train During a Pandemic Donna Jodhan Details Her Journey Traveling Blind To and From Quebec City Using Via Rail Canada

Barrier Free Canada / Canada sans Barrieres 2021 Award Announcements

The Barrier Free Canada – Canada sans Barrieres 2021 Chris Stark Distinguished Advocacy Award Barrier Free Canada – Canada sans Barrieres is pleased to announce the winner of the 2021 Chris Stark Distinguished Advocacy Award! We congratulate Irene Lambert of Montreal as the winner of the 2021 Chris Stark Distinguished Advocacy Award and we thankContinue reading Barrier Free Canada / Canada sans Barrieres 2021 Award Announcements

Barriers Remain for Canadian Voters Who Are Disabled: Advocates

SUMMARY Years after the federal government guaranteed accessible voting for disabled voters, casting ballot is still problematic One organization says parties should put more effort in making their messaging more accessible   VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Get out and vote! That’s the message we’ll be hearing until election day, but voting is more difficult forContinue reading Barriers Remain for Canadian Voters Who Are Disabled: Advocates

Nominate an Inclusive, Barrier-Free Business for Barrier Free Canada’s Inaugural “Inclusive Business Award”

Request for individuals to nominate a business that they believe exemplifies a barrier free business. Do you know of a business that has exceeded your expectations in terms of how inclusive and accessible they are? Do they constantly push boundaries to ensure they not only can provide sufficient physical space for all persons, but alsoContinue reading Nominate an Inclusive, Barrier-Free Business for Barrier Free Canada’s Inaugural “Inclusive Business Award”