Accessibility in Vancouver

  • Season 1
  • Episode 4
  • Authored on April 28, 2015

Episode Description

In 2008, Mayor Sam Sullivan proudly stated that Vancouver is Canada’s most accessible city. But does it really deserve the bragging rights? Tara Llanes, Mark Bentz and Tamara Tedesco share their personal experiences with commuting, shopping and sight-seeing. Plus, local business owners demonstrate their innovations in adaptive sports, recreation and more.

Keywords: Access Unlimited, Vancouver, Tara Llanes, Mark Bentz, Tamara Tedesco, Sport On, mountain biking, Mark Wood, NSMBA, Burrard Station, Sky Train, Translink, Adrian Bell, CNIB, Lazare Hounake-Adele, Quest, groceries, APS, Accessible Pedestrian Signals, Sam Sullivan, disabled Mayor, Joyce-Collingwood, accessible bus stop, Queen Elizabeth Park, Bloedel Conservatory, Vicky Earle, VanDusan Botanical Garden, Surindra Sugrim, food exchange program, adaptive paddle boarding, Jordan Kerton, Access Revolution, Onit, Onit ability board, Granville Island, North Vancouver Tennis Centre, wheelchair tennis, Paralympics, BC Blind Sports, Vancouver Eclipse, blind hockey, Courage Canada, Agro Café, North Shore Mountain Bike