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Are you planning an event for Access Awareness Week NS?

Let us know!

We promote the inclusion of all Nova Scotians with disabilities as equals. If your community or group is planning a public awareness, community partnerships or education event, we are happy to promote it on this site.  We aim to foster an environment of equal participation for persons with disabilities within Nova Scotia, Canada and around the world. 



Deadline is Friday, May 6th, 2022

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Upcoming Events: Upcoming Events

What is happening for Access Awareness Week in 2022?

  • Partnership for Access Awareness Nova Scotia coalition (PAANS) is recognizing Access Awareness Week with the 2022 theme “Reflection and Renewal: 35 Years of Access Awareness – The Promise of Progress” through a series of in-person and virtual events the week of May 30 – June 3. This includes a flag raising event at Halifax City Hall and the Mel Hebbs Action Awards, Scholarship presentations for students with disabilities and a Speakers panel. See links below to RSVP!

  • Reachability is hosting a series of virtual events and speakers focused on accessible employment, tourism, and local community project the week of May 30 – June 3.

  • Employment and Social Development Canada is hosting virtual conference, Canadian Congress on Disability Inclusion May 26-27, 2022.

  • Microsoft Ability Summit, virtual conference, May 10, 2022 with speakers from Microsoft executives, accessibility, industry and disability community experts.

Other Events

Halifax Defeat Depression:  May 28, 2022 from 10:15 - 12:45 (registration at 9:45)

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