The Affordable Access Program allows qualified residents to apply for municipal subsidized programs. This new intake process will allow you to apply once and have that application considered for multiple programs.
Learn who is eligible, how to apply, and when applications are due.
What is available as part of the Affordable Access Program?
Affordable Access Transit Pass
Allows participants to purchase a monthly adult transit pass for 50% of the regular price for one year.
The program begins in July of each year, and once you have received approval you will have access to the program until June of the following year.
Any person who does not purchase a bus pass for 6 back-to-back months will be removed from the program.
Recreation Access Program
Provides either partial (50%) or full (100%) payment for Recreation programs for children, youth, and adults in financial need.
Once your application has been approved, the discount is applied to your account for one calendar year from the approval date. This is not a program registration form. Please register separately for programs online or by contacting your local community centre.
Property Tax Exemption and Deferral Program
Helps homeowners pay their property tax through a payment plan, a deferral of property tax (payment is delayed to a later date), or a deferral of local improvement charges.
The program accepts applications from June until December 31 each year