Manitoba Access Awareness Week Learning Event 2019: How and Why to Support Accessible Employment, Co-hosted by MEEPA

Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Time: 9:00 am to 12:15 pm (Registration at 8:30 am)
Place: Viscount Gort Hotel, Main Floor (Royal ABC) 1670 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg 


  • Keynote speaker: Ms. Maureen Haan, Executive Director of the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work, with the business case for hiring people with disabilities.
  • Overview of the Accessibility Standard for Employment.
  • Panel discussion on accessibility in emergency planning, facilitated by the Independent Living Resource Centre.
  • Networking with local service providers and resources.

Registration form

Webinar registration


To register for an event, or for more information please contact:

Tracy MacMillan, Office Manager
Phone: 204-945-7613
Fax: 204-948-2896
Disabilities Issues Office
Room 630 – 240 Graham Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3C 0J7

Workshops & Presentations

Through presentation and discussion, participants will learn how to develop policies and actions to help their organization comply with Accessibility Standards under The Accessibility for Manitobans Act.  These two-hour workshops target individuals who are responsible for developing and implementing policies at their workplace or organization.


June 12, 2019 - Accessibility Legislation in Manitoba (register)



If you have a group of 20 or more that require a workshop or presentation, please contact the DIO for more information.