Yesterday, to kick off AccessAbility Week, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction Shane Simpson announced that the provincial government will once again provide funding to community projects that improve accessibility and inclusion. The grants will be disbursed by Disability Alliance BC. We were happy to be in attendance for the announcement.
From the Ministry’s news release:
“Disability Alliance BC is honoured to have the opportunity to once again support projects that promote greater accessibility and inclusivity for people with disabilities in B.C. communities,” said Justina Loh, executive director, Disability Alliance BC. “With funding from the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, we will help enrich and improve the lives of all people with disabilities. We are grateful to government for providing the funds and the opportunity to see more amazing projects come to life.”