BC-Specific Resources

Read the pdf booklet, Making Space For Everyone by SPARC BC. On creating accessible, inclusive and safe communities.

SPARC BC:

Social Planning and Research Council of BC
201 – 221 East 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5T 4V3
PHONE (604) 718-7733
FAX (604) 736-8697
EMAIL info@sparc.bc.ca
WEB www.sparc.bc.ca

Learn more about Design Guidelines Construction Standards as in the pdf by BC Housing. In Section 1 there is a write up on Wheelchair Accessible and Adaptable Dwelling Units.

Information about accessible travel in BC.

Richmond is a modern City with regulated accessibility standards for public buildings and public facilities.

Building Access Handbook 2007 – Illustrated Commentary on Access Requirements in the 2006 British Columbia Building Code.

Home Adaptations for Independence A new program is available to help low-income seniors and people with disabilities finance home modifications for accessible, safe and independent living. By BC Housing.