September 21, 2023

Accessibility Resources

Explore accessibility resources

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Accessible Attributes Checklist. Destination BC

Provides a checklist for businesses to assess the accessibility of their spaces.

Template for writing an inclusive job posting. Accessible Employers

The following template has been created to include important accessibility information for job postings. Copy and paste any aspects of the following into your own documents or postings.

Inclusive interview checklist. President’s Group

There are various things to consider when trying to make your interview process more
inclusive. Below are some tips to increasing the inclusiveness of your interviews for
candidates with disabilities.

Free service for employers and employees. Canadian Partners in Workforce Innovation.

We recruit for employers who are intentional about their inclusive hiring commitments. Starting with career openings, our Inclusive Workforce Consultants reach out to a network of supportive employment service agencies to source and interview candidates on behalf of employers. All services are free thanks to funding through the Government of Canada’s Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities.

Accessible tourism recommendations. Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association.

Resource hub including guides on how to make accessible parking stalls, accessible washrooms, and ramps for your business

Learning centre – Accessible tourism. Destination BC

Hub with Articles, tools, case studies, guides, videos and webinars with resources.

Building a Diverse BC Public Service – A Report on Our Inclusive Approach to Hiring, Developing, Engaging and Retaining Employees with Disabilities. Government of BC

Starting place for employers for hiring and retaining employees with disabilities.

Webinar – Introduction to Brave Spaces. BC Museums of Association

Join Regan Shrumm, Assistant Curator at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, for this important webinar. Regan introduced “brave” spaces, focusing on personal stories from their experience of being a queer museum worker with disabilities, as well as lessons learned from completing an accessibility audit at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. This webinar looks at creating brave spaces through physical museum and gallery spaces, programming, collaborative relationships, staff management, and policies, with tools the participants can bring into their own institutions.

Contrast Checker. WebAim

A colour contrast checker to see if business materials have high enough contrast for viewers.

Elevate Your Mindset: On A Purposeful Approach To Thinking Differently. Travel for All

Webinar that focuses on abilities, inclusion, and the beauty of diversifying travel to include everyone.

Accessible Tourism. Destination BC

Resource hub for businesses to ensure they are accessible and inclusive for all employees and travellers.

Toward an Inclusive and Accessible British Columbia Tourism Industry. Destination BC

Explains how Destination BC is supporting the development and improvement of accessible tourism through their framework.

Add your business’s accessible accommodations to the HelloBC Listing. Destination BC

Visitors to HelloBC.com are able to search for accessible accommodation, attractions, activities, and experiences. To ensure your business appears in the results, and to highlight the accessible features available at your business, please add your business’s accessibility features to your HelloBC Listing.