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Winnipeg Access Advisory Committee


“Come join us at TEDx Winnipeg,
Wednesday June 13,2018 at the RBC Convention Centre”

An Idea Worth Spreading

Fear, ignorance, and indifference pose greater threats to the accessibility community than physical barriers. Since changing attitudes and improving communication has the most potential to effect positive change, it's time to gain a better understanding of why service animals are not a pet project.

Jocelynn Johnson Story

Funding: Enabling Accessibility Fund for mid-sized projects.
Eligibility information.

Google Maps Is Making Travel More Accessible for Wheelchair Users


Click Here For 2017 Access Award Program Guide


Save the date for the 2017 Access Awards

November 9th

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2016 Access Award Winners Please Click Here


Access Advisory Committee

Our goal is to provide opportunities to further investigate information on access issues for people with disabilities.

Universal access to information, services and public properties is a priority of the City of Winnipeg. The Access Advisory Committee assists the city in striving towards the goal of accommodating all of its citizens.

The New Accessibility For Manitobans Act

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Committee Mandate

  • Advise the Mayor and Council on present and future status of the City of Winnipeg's information, properties, and services accessible for persons with disabilities to the benefit of all citizens.
  • Review and monitor all accessibility as they pertain to the City of Winnipeg's properties.
  • Advise and make recommendations to City Council regarding unresolved accessibility issues related to City properties.
  • Communicate with the citizens of Winnipeg about their concerns as they relate to public access of City properties.
  • Inform all citizens of initiatives of the City as well as accomplishments and achievements with respect to access and universal design.
  • Educate all City departments about access issues as they relate to employment and public access.
  • Identify projects which encourage enthusiasm and involvement of the community, government and business in making Winnipeg universally accessible.