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Nelson welcomed to join conversation on accessibility, inclusion

Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, will be in Nelson to host an in-person session on Thursday, November 14th at the Prestige Lakeside Resort and Convention Centre, 701 Lakeside Drive.

People in Nelson will have the opportunity to participate in a consultation meeting to discuss the development of accessibility legislation for British Columbia the province said in a media release.

Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, will host an in-person session on Thursday, November 14th at the Prestige Lakeside Resort and Convention Centre, 701 Lakeside Drive.

The meeting, set to run from 5-7:30 p.m., is for people with disabilities, their friends and families, accessibility advocates and self-advocates, as well as organizations, experts, businesses and individuals to help define what future legislation to make B.C. a more accessible and inclusive province could look like.

Everyone welcome to attend, participate and offer feedback about their experiences with accessibility, inclusion, barriers and what matters most in the development of accessibility legislation.

To register for a meeting or to learn more about the proposed legislation, visit this link.

People can also provide their feedback through an online questionnaire at same link until Friday Nov. 29, 2019, at 4 p.m. (Pacific time).

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