The Municipality of West Nipissing is committed to providing equal treatment to persons with disabilities by putting into practice these four key principles: dignity; independence; integration; and equal opportunity. As such, the Municipality works to reduce barriers in the community.
The Municipality strives for compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) 2005 by implementing standards pertaining to: accessible customer service; information and communication; employment; transportation; and the built environment.
The West Nipissing Accessibility Advisory Committee‘s responsibility is to review and advise the Municipality on the development of policies, renovations, purchases, etc. in an effort to remove barriers in all municipal facilities in accordance with the Ontarians with Disabilities Act. The Accessibility Plan is devised by the Accessibility Advisory Committee and describes how the Municipality can continue to identify, remove and prevent barriers for people with disabilities.