The provincial government has appointed 11 people as the first members of the Provincial Accessibility Committee (PAC), intended to remove barriers for people with disabilities.
Wet conditions and supply issues mean some upgrades to the Parksville Wetlands trails will have to be finished next year.
Most of the funding will support small businesses, who can apply for grants up to $1,000 to help remove physical and communication barriers.
The province said about 3,000 post-secondary students with disabilities will benefit from the additional in the programs and be assisted in training for in-demand careers.

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