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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Learn About Accessibility in the Post-COVID Era

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COQUITLAM, B.C., June 9, 2021 – Learn how you can support an accessible community in the post-COVID era, by participating in an online speaker event on Tuesday, June 15. 

Organized by the City of Coquitlam’s Universal Access-Ability Advisory Committee (UAAC), the speaker panel Promoting Accessiblity in the Post COVID-19 Era will reflect on how the pandemic has affected accessibility and discuss opportunities to improve accessibility post-COVID.

Event Details

When: Tuesday, June 15 – 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: Via Zoom

The panel will feature:

  • Lois McNary, Vice President of Sport for Special Olympics BC; 
  • Jenna Christianson-Barker, a faculty member for Douglas College’s Disability & Community Studies Department; and 
  • Ana Karanovic, Program Coordinator for the BC Wheelchair Sports Association. 

Register and learn more about the speakers or the event at www.coquitlam.ca/uaac.

All participants 18+ will be entered to win a $100 gift card, which can be used at any City parks, recreation and culture facility.

About the Universal Access-Ability Advisory Committee

The Universal Access-Ability Advisory Committee’s mandate is to provide a local and universal accessibility perspective and advice to Council with respect to achieving the City of Coquitlam’s strategic goals and accompanying strategic directions toward universal accessibility. Learn more about the Committee’s work at www.coquitlam.ca/uaac.

Media contact:
Kathleen Vincent
Manager, Corporate Communications
City of Coquitlam
kvincent@coquitlam.ca
604-218-1319

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