BC Government Release below:
The Province is renewing and expanding its commitment to make B.C. parks more inclusive and accessible with the release of the BC Parks Commitment to Inclusion.
The commitment comes with additional funding to upgrade park facilities to accessible standards, so that more people can experience the benefits of being in nature.
The BC Parks Commitment to Inclusion outlines a vision to ensure everyone feels welcome in provincial parks, as well as eight guiding principles that can be applied to any aspect of park management, including natural places, digital services, facilities and programs. These principles will help remove barriers that restrict people from accessing outdoor recreation in their community. The Commitment to Inclusion outlines the range of actions the Province has taken to ensure provincial parks and protected areas are more welcoming to people, along with a pledge to continue several initiatives, such as:
Read the full release from the BC Government here: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2023ENV0021-000369
Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
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