Universal Access

Universal Access (UA) is a leading accessibility improvement firm specializing in helping its clients create equity of access to opportunity by reducing barriers. From conferences and events to coffee shops and commercial spaces in excess of 500,000 square feet UA helps to address the unique relationship between spatial layout, social inclusion, and economic participation.

Our expertise is in creating participatory spaces and places, and we offer three progressive levels of certification based on Universal Design standards, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. In Calgary, we have evaluated Hotel Arts, Arts Commons, and CommunityWise and certified The Dandy Brewing Company to be the first accessible microbrewery in Alberta.

Becca Gould