Awards Program

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The Accessibility Awards is a civic recognition program that identifies individuals, businesses, and organizations in the City of Brampton who demonstrate a commitment to accessibility and inclusion of people with disabilities.  

2020 Awards Program 

Nominations for the 2020 Accessibility Awards are now closed. Thanks to everyone who submitted a nomination!

Awards recipients and nominees will be acknowledged in the upcoming months.  

This year, the Awards Program has been updated to include self-nominations and a new category for accessible program/initiative.

Eligibilit​y​

A community member, community group, or business, meeting one of the following criteria are eligible for nomination:  
  • A resident of Brampton
  • A community or not-for-profit organization operating in Brampton
  • A Brampton-based accessibility program or initiative
  • An owner of a business in Brampton
The achievements and contributions of nominees must benefit the Brampton community. 

Selection Crite​ria 

Nominations are evaluated based on achievements and contributions made in the following areas: 

  • Preventing and removing barriers – the nature of the barrier may be attitudinal, communication, physical, policy, programmatic, social, and transportation.
  • Accommodating persons with disabilities - an accommodation may involve modification of a space, schedule, or task that enables someone to participate in the community.
  • Acting as an accessibility ambassador or champion - promoting accessibility awareness within the community.
  • Providing employment support for persons with disabilities - creating opportunities to participate in the work environment.
  • Providing exemplary accessible customer service – taking time to understand the customer’s request and offer an appropriate solution.
  • Providing assistance for independent living – assisting with skills training and support.
 
 
​For more information, please contact: 
 

Accessibility Awards Committee/City Clerk’s Office 

City of Brampton
2 Wellington Street West
Brampton, ON, L6Y 4R2

Tel: 905.874.2100
Fax: 905.874.2119
TTY: 905.874.2130
E-mail: accessibility@brampton.ca
 
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