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.
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.
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