Accessibility

Fernie Adaptive Snow Program student Neava Thomson and enthusiastic instructor Alina Jackman. (Courtesy of Debbie Zammit)

Fernie adaptive ski program set to return, seeking new instructors

The program helps to get differently-abled people out out into the snow

 

Terry Vandale of Elkford was requested by the District of Elkford council to provide input on accessibility in town. (Joshua Fischlin/The Free Press)

‘Room for growth’: Elkford moves to address accessibility in town

The District of Elkford council voted to establish a committee to look into the issue

 

Joudelie King wants to get out and live life to the fullest, but there are places she can’t go because they don’t meet her accessibility needs. (submitted photo)

New online tool provides accessibility map for people with disabilities

The myCommunity BC map provides accessibility info for nearly 1,000 locations in the province

 

Gracie Lou Brulotte is fundraising for a new and improved set of wheels. (Photo Contributed)

Fernie rallies to fundraise for Gracie Lou’s new wheelchair

The community has come together to donate over $5,000 to the campaign since Oct. 5

Gracie Lou Brulotte is fundraising for a new and improved set of wheels. (Photo Contributed)