The Township of Tiny

The Corporation of the Township of Tiny is committed to promoting independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity for persons with disabilities. Our goal is to make the Township workplaces accessible and welcoming environments where both employees and customers are accommodated, in a timely manner, to meet their needs.

The Township’s Multi-Year Accessibility Plan and progress reports such as this demonstrate the Township’s commitment to making accessibility a part of everyday business. 

Township Initiatives – Highlights:

  • Accessibility Advisory Committee made recommendations to Council on accessibility works for Lafontaine Park and Community Centre and Toanche Park – July 27, 2015.
  • Accessibility Advisory Committee presented to Council regarding the proposed purchase and installation of the mobi-mat product at Balm Beach – August 2015.
  • Attendance at Accessibility Innovation Showcase (Toronto), August 2015 - R. Gould, AAC Member.
  • Installation of handrails, Perkinsfield Park public washrooms - August 2015.
  • Purchase of mobi-mats with installation at Balm Beach – September 2015.
  • Presentation to Simcoe Muskoka Accessibility Network Annual Meeting on Township mobi-mat project - September 23, 2015.
  • Township approved funding to the Huronia Seniors Volunteer Care Team for its Wheels 4 Wheels Program. – November 2015.
  • Automated door openers for Township of Tiny Community Centre (early 2014).
  • Directional signage installed at Nicole Boulevard entrance of Bluewater Beach Boardwalk indicating that accessible entrance is available at Trew Avenue.
  • Lowered counter area provided at front reception area of municipal office.
  • 2014 Municipal Election – Vote by Mail method utilized which provides for increased accessibility. Public Notice in Township community page regarding accommodation needs during election process.
  • In May of 2014, the Township hosted two accessibility information sessions for the public as presented by Independent Living Services. The first session entitled “My Business Welcomes Everyone” provided information to assist business owners in making their products and services more accessible. 
  • The second session entitled “Make Your House a Home for a Lifetime” provided information on changes that can be made to your home to live safely, independently and comfortably regardless of your age, income and ability level.