The Accessibility Advisory Committee is an advisory committee to City Council. It is required under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The Committee is responsible for advising City Council on the development and implementation of the Multi-Year Municipal Accessibility Plan and advising Council on issues relating to citizens with a disability. Learn more about accessibility in the City of Thunder Bay.

For more information please contact the City of Thunder Bay's Municipal Accessibility Specialist Scott Garner at 807-625-2240 or by email  


2021 Accessibility Advisory Committee Virtual Open House Videos

Creating Awareness for Mobility Device Users

Mental Health, Talk About It

Brief Introduction to Gender and Sexual Diversity

The Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility


 Stakeholder representation on the Accessibility Advisory Committee


Stakeholder representation includes:

  • 1 culturally Deaf person

  • 1 person who is hard of hearing and deafened

  • 1 person who has a mental health-related disability

  • 1 person who has a mobility-related disability

  • 1 person who is deaf blind

  • 1 person with a developmental disability

  • 1 person with a visual impairment, including those who are blind

  • 1 person with a brain injury

  • 1 older adult with a disability

  • 1 person with a speech impairment

  • 1 person with a learning disability

  • 1 parent or guardian of a child or youth with a disability

  • 1 caregiver to a person with a disability

  • 1 City Councillor

  • 1 citizen at large

  • 1 Service Agency Representative with a mandate/responsibility for people with disabilities

Join the committee

Invitations are extended to citizens of Thunder Bay to submit their applications to be considered for the Committee. Learn more about joining a City Committee or Board.

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