Equity Office

Equity Office
Equity Office

Built Environment Working Group

Lead: John Witjes, Associate Vice-Principal (Facilities)

Coordinator:  Andrew Ashby, Accessibility Coordinator, Equity Office

Members: 

  • Kelly McGarry, Associate Director, Strategic Procurement Services
  • Maridee Osolinsky, Planner - Facilities
  • Isabelle Nault, Manager, Architecture and Design, Facilities
  • Dan Langham, Director, Environmental Health & Safety
  • Managing Director, Student Life Centre, AMS
  • Audrey Kobayashi, Faculty, Department of Geography
  • David Grightmire, Community Member
  • Equity & Diversity Commissioner - SGPS
Requirements / Initiatives Effective Date

Incorporate accessibility criteria and features when procuring or acquiring goods, services, or facilities. 191/11, s.5

01-Jan-13

Incorporate accessibility features when designing, procuring, or acquiring self-service kiosks. 191/11, s.6

01-Jan13

Newly constructed and redeveloped outdoor public-use eating areas shall adhere to accessibility requirements.

01-Jan16

Newly constructed and redeveloped off-street parking facilities and on-street parking spaces shall adhere to accessibiliity requirements

01-Jan16

Newly constructed and redeveloped exterior paths of travel shall adhere to accessibility requirements.

01-Jan16

New service counters (inclusive of replacing existing service counters) shall adhere to accessibility requirements.

01-Jan16

Fixed queuing guides shall adhere to accessibility requirements.

01-Jan16

Newly constructed or redeveloped waiting areas where the seating is fixed to the floor shall adhere to accessibility requirements.

01-Jan16

Queen's Accessibility Plan shall include procedures for preventative and emergency maintenance of accessible elements in public spaces as well as procedures for dealing with temporary disruptions when required accessible elements are not in working order.

01-Jan16