Pass or fail: How the city fares on accessibility – Lethbridge

Pass or fail: How the city fares on accessibility - Lethbridge
Accessibility is something a large portion of the Canadian population deals with every day.The City of Lethbridge made an action plan three years ago to make public facilities more accessible to all residents and visitors.The city has finished a few major projects in the last year, the new CASA building was finished in May of 2013, and recently the Enmax Centre and the Helen Schuler Nature Centre were renovated.Global News wanted to see how the city fared with it’s plan to make Lethbridge barrier free.We recruited a man who knows all too well the challenges someone with a mobility impairment can face on a daily bases. We asked Chris Schamber to grade the new CASA building with a pass or a fail.Schamber is confined to a wheel chair. He relies on it for his independence, but that feeling of empowerment can be snuffed out with the simplest...