Celebrate Manitoba Businesses and Organizations Accessibility Achievements.
Do you know a Manitoba business or organization that has removed barriers experienced by people with
disabilities? Share their achievements and recognize those businesses helping to make our province more
accessible and inclusive for everyone.
Nominate a deserving business or organization for a Manitoba Accessibility Award. Self-nominations are also welcome.
About the Awards
The 2018 Independent Report on the Effectiveness of the Implementation of The Accessibility for Manitobans Act
recommended introducing accessibility awards as an incentive program for business and organizations to encourage
their compliance of the act.
Acting on these recommendations, the Manitoba Accessibility Office began to research effective ways to use awards
to promote accessibility. Today the awards raise awareness to the efforts and achievements Manitoba businesses and
organizations have made to become more accessible to all.
The Manitoba government launched the Manitoba Accessibility Awards virtually, December 3, 2020, during a webinar
to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
Check back for dates.
Categories of Awards
- Small Business
- Large Business
- Urban Non-Profit
- Rural Non-Profit
- Small Municipality
- Large Municipality
Awards are available to
- Businesses, such as shops, restaurants and hotels and legal, healthcare and other professional services.
- Non-profit organizations, such as charities, unions and places of worship.
- Large and small municipalities.
- Nominees must operate and provide customer service in Manitoba.
- Organizations and businesses must have at least one employee.
Submit Your Nomination
Check back for information on the nomination process.
The Manitoba Accessibility Awards selection committee is made up of representatives from organizations that serve Manitobans
with disabilities. It also includes people familiar with a broad range of businesses and non-profit organizations located in
both urban and rural Manitoba.
The Manitoba government provides the selection committee with secretarial support, but is not involved in selecting award winners.