DEAM 2020

Since 2012, the Province of Manitoba has officially proclaimed October as Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in our province.

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  • DEAM Proclamation English (PDF)


The Future of Work: Accessible & Inclusive Employment During COVID-19 & Beyond

Free online learning event October 29, 2 to 3 pm. CDT.

Co-hosted by the Disabilities Issues Office, Manitoba Employment Equality Practitioners Association (MEEPA), and Manitoba Possible.

DEAM Keynote Speaker Shane KanadyKeynote Speaker: Shane Kanady, VP Workforce Development, Source America & Sr. Fellow, Portulans Institute




This webinar will focus on:

  • The importance of accessible & inclusive employment
  • Universal trends affecting the future of work and the impact on people with disabilities, including during COVID-19
  • Employment best practices for businesses and organizations during COVID-19

Register for the webinar at:

Couldn't attend our The Future of Work: Accessible & Inclusive Employment During COVID-19 & Beyond? Want access to the webinar materials?

All DEAM resources are now available to download and share:

Join the #DEAM2020 conversation on social media

To help promote DEAM and increase your social media engagement, download the DEAM toolkit. It includes ready-to-use text, images, and posters relevant to all community allies, including individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations

DEAM Toolkit

Do your part to help spread the word about accessible employment. Download and share these resources on social media and in your community.