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Accessibility Plan

Government Municipal Information Accessibility Plan

Accessibility

Statement of organizational commitment

The Corporation of the Township of Terrace Bay is committed to ensuring equal access and participation for people with disabilities. We are committed to treating people with disabilities in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and we are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner. We will do so by removing and preventing barriers to accessibility and meeting our accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarian’s with Disabilities Act (AODA) and Ontario’s accessibility laws.

  • Accessibility Policy and Commitment pdf-32x32  doc-32x32
  • 2010 Accessibility Plan |  pdf-32x32  doc-32x32
  • Accessible Customer Service Policy  pdf-32x32  doc-32x32
  • Accessible Customer Service Brochure  pdf-32x32  doc-32x32

Feedback Process

The Township of Terrace Bay welcomes feedback and input from the public and patrons of our facilities on ways we can improve accessibility and barrier-free access.  There are a number of ways to provide comments.

  • In writing, by mail, fax, e-mail, via the website, or in person at the Township Office; and/or verbally in person or by calling a staff member at the Township office.
  • Accessible formats and and communication supports for persons with disabilities will be provided or arranged for, upon request.
  • All feedback and inquiry should be directed to:

Jonathan Hall

CAO/Clerk

Township of Terrace Bay

Terrace Bay, ON

P0T 2W0

Phone: (807) 825-3315 ex. 232

Fax: (807) 825-9576

Email: cao@terracebay.ca

Assistive Devices AT Township Facilities

Audio & Visual

The Library has visual and audio materials available for use; they have formed a partnership with CNIB. The resources available to users are: large print books and magazines, a computer station with a large screen and DAISY Readers for people with visual and/or physical disabilities.
For more information, please contact the Terrace Bay Public Library at (807) 825-3315, Ext: 222.

 

Mobility

Service animals are welcome at all Township of Terrace Bay facilities, however “pets” are prohibited under By-Law No.94-04.

 

Power Assist Doors

Automatic door openers are installed at the Selkirk entrance as well as in the washroom facilities of the Terrace Bay Community Centre and Terrace Bay Library and Cultural Centre.

 

Support Persons

The Township of Terrace Bay has a “One Person, One Fare Policy.” This policy states that any person attending a municipal recreation facility, program or event, and who is accompanied by a support person, shall be charged only one fare for admission.

 

Viewing Platform

A wheelchair accessible viewing platform is in place at the Aguasabon Falls and Gorge.

 

Resources

The following resources are available online:

Employment

The Township of Terrace Bay welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Accessibility Working Group:
For more information on Terrace Bay’s Accessibilty Policies, please feel free to contact us at:
P.O. Box 40, 1 Selkirk Avenue, Terrace Bay, Ontario P0T 2W0
T: (807) 825-3315
F: (807) 825-9576
E: info@terracebay.ca

Increasing Website Text

The text on the Terrace Bay website can be increased by either:
  1. Holding down the Ctrl key and moving the scroll wheel to zoom in and out of the page, or
  2. By clicking on “View” in the toolbar at the top of the page and selecting “Zoom,” then adjusting the text size to fit your needs.

Alternatively, the “Increasing Text Size” function can also be used though the above methods are preferred as it may affect the website layout.