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Celebrating Accessibility across Manitoba

Do you know a Manitoba business or organization that has removed barriers for people with disabilities? Let others know where to find great customer service and/or employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Recognize those who help make our province more accessible and inclusive for everyone.

Show your appreciation by nominating a deserving business or organization for a Manitoba Accessibility Award (MBAA)! Self-nominations are also welcome.

The MBAA are postponed until 2023.


The purpose of the Manitoba Accessibility Awards is to celebrate leadership and innovation in meeting the needs of the one in four Manitobans affected by disability and to create awareness about The Accessibility for Manitobans Act.

Selection Committee:

The Accessibility Awards Selection Committee is made up of representatives from organizations that represent or serve Manitobans with disabilities. It also includes people familiar with a broad range of businesses and non-profit organizations in urban and rural Manitoba.

The Manitoba government provides the committee with secretarial support but is not involved in the selection of award winners.

Award Categories:

  • Small Business
  • Large Business
  • Urban Non-Profit
  • Rural Non-Profit
  • Large Municipality
  • Small Municipality

Awards are available to:

  1. businesses, such as shops, restaurants and hotels, and legal, healthcare and other professional services
  2. non-profit organizations, such as charities, unions and places of worship
  3. large and small municipalities


  • Nominees must operate and provide customer service in Manitoba.
  • Organizations and businesses must have at least one employee. 

Nomination Information

Send us a video or a note and identify one of three categories in the subject line: Business, Non-Profit Organization or municipality). (written submissions must be between 300 and 600 words):

  1. Tell us how the business, organization or municipality provides accessible customer service.  
  2. Describe how the business, organization or municipality has removed a barrier or been innovative in providing accessible customer service.
  3. Explain how this business, organization or municipality is a positive example to other organizations in Manitoba.  Describe their leadership. 


Submit nominations to, by TBA.

Awards Confirmation

The Selection Committee will confirm receipt of nominations by email.

The committee will choose finalists to participate in a second more detailed selection process that requires examples of accessible customer service and a reference letter.

Contact Information

For accessibility accommodations, call the Manitoba Accessibility Office at 204-945-7613 or toll free at 1-800-282-8069 (Ext. 7613).

2020 Winners

View the 2020 MBAA Awards presentation here: