News release

City Celebrates Accessibility Through the Years

Local government | May 29, 2017

On June 5, the City’s Accessibility Advisory Committee will host an event to recognize National Access Awareness Week. The theme is “Celebrating Accessibility Through the Years” in honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary. The event will showcase the City’s progress in creating and maintaining an accessible and inclusive community.

The City will also celebrate excellence in accessible customer service by presenting the 2017 Exceptional Accessible Customer Service Award to City staff.

The community is invited to attend and celebrate accessibility with exhibitor booths, tasty treats and more.


Celebrating Accessibility Through the Years


Civic Centre, Great Hall
300 City Centre Dr.


Monday, June 5
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
11:40 a.m. – Opening remarks and award presentation (sign language interpreter on-hand)


  • Councillor Matt Mahoney, Ward 8 & Accessibility Advisory Committee Member
  • Councillor Pat Saito, Ward 9 & Accessibility Advisory Committee Member


For more information about the City’s plan on accessibility, visit

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