October is Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in Alberta to:

  • celebrate workers with disabilities  and their skills, successes and achievements in the work place
  • promote employment inclusion for people with varying abilities
  • raise public awareness about disability employment issues and the role we all play in fostering a disability-friendly work culture
  • support employers in promoting inclusive hiring practices and demonstrating their ongoing commitment to Albertans with disabilities

2018 events

Community events will be held around the province throughout October to promote and celebrate DEAM.

DEAM Kick-Off – Edmonton

South Bandshell – SE Corner of the Legislature Grounds
Monday, October 1
11:30 to 1:30 p.m.

DEAM Proclamation – Calgary

Calgary City Hall, 800 Macleod Trail SE
Tuesday, October 2
11 to 2 p.m.

Listing of community events in the province.

New and expanded services

People with disabilities make an important contribution to Alberta's workforce. As part of DEAM, we're investing in new and expanded employment services to promote accessible and inclusive workplaces by: