Disability Employment Awareness Month

Celebrating persons with disabilities in the work place.


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

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


DEAM Kick-Off

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

DEAM Proclamation

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

Listing of community events in the province.