Access Awareness Week

When:
June 5, 2017 – June 9, 2017 all-day
2017-06-05T00:00:00-05:00
2017-06-10T00:00:00-05:00

MONDAY, JUNE 5

10:00 – 11:00 am: Renovating for Accessibility in Historic Legislative Building

Host: Government of Manitoba

Location: Legislative Building, 450 Broadway, Winnipeg

To register, call (204) 945-5304

 

Noon – 1:30 pm: Providing Accessible Customer Service in Your Legal Process

Host: Manitoba Human Rights Commission

Location: 700 – 175 Hargrave Street, Winnipeg MB

To register, call (204) 945-5304

 

Noon – 1:00 pm: Disability Awareness Resource Training on Transportation

Host: Independent Living Resource Centre

Location: 311A – 393 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg MB

Register: Call (204) 947-0194

 

2:00 – 3:00 pm: Accessibility Through Technology

Host: Jeff Buhse

Location: Room 335 University Centre, University of Manitoba

To register, call (204) 391-4452


TUESDAY, JUNE 6

9:00 am – Noon: Learning Event: Creating A Universal Experience of Great Customer Service

with Rachael Stafford of the Rocky Mountain ADA Centre and local panel of champions moderated by Marcy Markusa, CBC

Host: Disabilities Issues Office

Location: Viscount Gort Hotel, Main Floor, Royal ABC

1670 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg MB

Registration at 8:30 a.m. or call (204) 945-7613

 

Noon – 1:00 pm: Accessible CPR, Emergency First Aid

Host: Independent Living Resource Centre

Location: 311A – 393 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg MB

Register: Call (204) 947-0194


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7

10:00 – 11:30 am: Mental Wellness in the Workplace

Host: Canadian Mental Health Association

Location: 930 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg MB

To register, call (204) 982-6100

 

Noon – 1:00 pm: Lunch and Learn Session on ILRC Programs

Host: Independent Living Resource Centre

Location: 311A – 393 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg MB

Register: Call (204) 947-0194

 

Noon – 1:00 pm: Introducing Made-in-Manitoba Training for the Accessibility Standard on Customer Service

Host: Society for Manitobans with Disabilities

Location: 203 – 825 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg MB

To register, call (204) 975-3100

 

2:00 – 3:00 pm: Creating Accessible Retail Space and Customer Service Host: Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation

Location: Garden City Square Liquor Mart, Unit 2

915 Leila Avenue, Winnipeg MB

 

5:30 pm: Presentation: Realizing the Power and Promise of Accessibility-Rights Legislation: Lessons from Ontario’s Struggles

With David Lepofsky

Host: Barrier-Free Manitoba

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR)

85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg MB

To register, see http://www.barrierfreemb.com


THURSDAY, JUNE 8

Noon – 1:00 pm: Introducing Made-in-Manitoba Training for the Accessibility Standard on Customer Service

Host: Society for Manitobans with Disabilities

Location: 203 – 825 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg MB

To register, call (204) 975-3100

 

Noon – 1:00 pm: Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and Disability Awareness

Resource Training on Transportation

Host: Independent Living Resource Centre

Location: 311A – 393 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg MB

Register: Call (204) 947-0194

 

2:00 – 3:30 pm: Universal Design at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Host: Cory Timpson, Vice President

Location: Canadian Museum for Human Rights

85 Israel Asper Way, Winnipeg MB

To register, call (204) 945-5304


FRIDAY, JUNE 9

8:30 am: A Conversation on Accessibility in Education

With David Lepofsky

Host: Barrier-Free Manitoba and others

Location: TBD

Further information: http://www.barrierfreemb.com

 

Noon – 1:00 pm: ADAPT, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and Disability

Awareness Resource Training on Transportation

Host: Independent Living Resource Centre

Location: 311A – 393 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg MB

Register: Call (204) 947-0194

 

Noon – 1:00 pm: Showcasing the Features of an Accessible Restaurant, L’Arche Tova Café.

Can accommodate up to 15 people.

Host: L’Arche Tova Café

Location: 119 Regent Avenue West, Winnipeg MB

To register, call (204) 945-5304

 

1:00 – 2:00 pm: Client Inclusion in Redesign of Christie Biscuit Factory

into Specialized Services for Children and Youth (SSCY)

Host: SSCY

Location: 1155 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg MB

To register, call (204) 258-6696