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Research Studies

Kim Wrigley-Archer is researching HR Professionals and Persons with Disabilities.  If you are in Toronto or the GTA, and you are a Human Resource Professional or someone with a disability, you may be eligible to participate in this study.


International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Peel

The Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee and Accessibility Planning Program cordially invites you to a full day event to commemorate the 5th United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Peel.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Embassy Grand Convention Centre
8800 The Gore Rd., Brampton, ON

Karlene Nations, CTV Diversity Reporter will be the Master of Ceremonies. Our speakers will inspire you with their stories as well share the accessibility progress that various levels of governments have made to date. Speakers include:

Madeleine Meilleur - Minister of Community and Social Services

Michelle Amerie Artist, sculptor, painter, photographer and writer

Jeff Preston Aspiring Community Advocate and Motivational Speaker

In addition, the Regional AAC will be recognizing the recipients of our annual Accessibility Awards. The afternoon will include overview of key accessibility initiatives and thought-provoking round table discussions to engage event participants in accessibility planning at the Regional level.

To register, go to today for this free event. You may also register by calling Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist at 905-791-7800, ext. 4778, or print and fax your registration form to 905-791-3990.

Email for any inquiries.  For more information, visit
Click here to see the .pdf flyer.

We hope you can join us at this important event.

Emil Kolb, Regional Chair

William Goursky, Accessibility Advisory Committee Chair


Oshawa readies for a new era of accessible customer service

Updated November 21, 2009