Manitoba Accessibility Office

 


International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) 2021

December 3rd is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This year, the focus is on promoting and protecting the rights of people who use service animals

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International Day of Persons With Disabilities (IPDP)


Indigenous Disability Awareness Month – New Proclamation

For the first time ever, this November 2021, the Manitoba government will proclaim Indigenous Disability Awareness Month (IDAM).

Help promote awareness of the barriers that are faced by Indigenous people living with disabilities, and highlight the achievements and valuable contributions they make to our communities.

View more information about Indigenous Disability Awareness Month (IDAM)

November is Indigenous Disability Awarness Month in Manitoba


Reminder: May 1, 2022 Compliance Deadline - Accessibility Standard for Employment

To help employers meet the requirements of the Accessibility Standard for Employment, the Manitoba Accessibility Office has created two new resources:

These new resources are included among a variety of learning tools, such as the:

Accessibility in the Workplace: Good for Everyone, Law in Manitoba


Online Learning Portal – New AMA Training Opportunities


Welcome to The Accessibility for Manitobans Act online Learning portal!

The Manitoba government encourages organizations to meet their employee accessibility training requirements by completing the learning modules featured on its new online learning portal.

  • Accessibility Standard for Customer Service Learning Module
  • Accessibility Standard for Employment Learning Module

To access the online learning portal, visit: AMALearningMB.ca



Manitoba Accessibility Fund (MAF)

The Manitoba government is proud to announce the launch of the new Manitoba Accessibility Fund.

This accessibility grants program will be designed in the coming months, following research and consultations with key stakeholders. Information relating to selection criteria, the intake process, and more will be announced in subsequent months.

Stay tuned for further details, including by subscribing to Accessibility News.

View the Manitoba government News Release: https://news.gov.mb.ca/news/index.html?item=51111



Accessibility during COVID-19

Increasing numbers of Manitobans will receive COVID-19 vaccinations in the coming months.  Nevertheless, safety measures to reduce the impact of COVID-19, and the return to work can present new barriers, especially for people with disabilities.

Learn more about accessible service, keeping employees safe, the impact of COVID-19 on people with disabilities, as well as tips, tools, & resources.

Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

View more information about Accessibility during COVID-19