Ontario Nature is committed to providing an accessible environment for everyone.
We provide training to all employees on an on-going basis, including:
In the unlikely event that both of the elevators at the Ontario Nature office at 214 King Street West, Suite 612 are out of service, we will notify customers promptly. The notice will be posted on our website and will include information about the reason for the disruption and its anticipated length. The Ontario Nature office in Thunder Bay at 10 Cumberland Street North is wheelchair accessible.
Please, note that the outside entrances to the building are not wheelchair accessible. The south entrance on King Street has 11 steps and the north entrance on Pearl Street has three steps to the building lobby. If you require assistance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 416-444-8419 and an employee will meet you downstairs.
When requested, Ontario Nature will provide information and communication in an accessible format. We will consult with the person to determine accessibility needs and the most appropriate accessible format or communication support. Accessible formats and communication supports will be provided in a timely manner. If you have a request, please email email@example.com or call 416-444-8419.
If you wish to provide feedback on the way Ontario Nature communicates with people with disabilities you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416-444-8419. All feedback will be passed on to the Director of Finance and Administration who will respond in a timely manner.
Support Persons and Service Animals
Ontario Nature welcomes people with disabilities who are accompanied by a support person or a service animal.
Ontario Nature welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If an applicant or successful candidate requests an accommodation, we will discuss their needs and make adjustments to support them.
If an employee asks for workplace information in an accessible format, we will make that information available in the requested format. If requested, internal communication, including policies, procedures and emergency information provided to staff will be made available in accessible formats. Feedback and coaching will be provided in a way that is accessible to them.
Most of Ontario Nature’s nature reserve trails are rugged and not wheelchair accessible. When building new or making significant alterations to our existing trails, we will follow certain technical requirements, including:
Information regarding physical characteristics of the trail, such as length, average width, and minimum width will be updated on our website, and we will install signage containing this information on trailheads.