International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Join us December 3 to increase awareness of diverse abilities and promote inclusion for Albertans with disabilities.

Services and information

Community groups can apply for funding to hold International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) events.

Overview

The United Nations recognizes International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) each year on December 3. This day increases awareness of diverse abilities and promotes inclusion for Albertans with disabilities. Funding is available to help community groups hold IDPD events – find out how to apply for a grant.

2019 Calendar of events

Edmonton IDPD Events

Alberta Legislature Rotunda
10800 97 Avenue NW, Edmonton
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 12:15 to 12:45 pm

King’s University Edmonton Inn and Conference Centre
Monday, December 2, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 9 am to 4 pm
Get more details at: Getting Ready for Inclusion Today

West Edmonton Mall
Phase IV Stage
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 2 to 7 pm
Get more details at: IDPD Edmonton

Norquest College Singhmar Learning Centre
Friday, December 6, 2019 from 1 to 4:30 pm
Contact renee@jhcentre.org for more details.

Calgary IDPD Events

Calgary City Hall
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 11 am to 2 pm
Get more details at: IDPD Calgary

Calgary Jewish Community Centre
1607 90 Avenue SW, Calgary
Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 2 to 4:30 pm
Contact karinas@jewishcalgary.org for more details.

Mount Royal University, Calgary
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Contact jmorris@mtroyal.com for more details.

Alberta IDPD Events

Portage College
5205 50 Avenue, St. Paul
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 1 to 3 pm
Contact 780-614-4532 for more details.

Sunshine Club of Vegreville
4630 49 Street, Vegreville
Monday, December 2, 2019 from 10:30 am to 1 pm
Contact marnies@employabilities.ab.ca for more details.

Barrhead Seniors Drop-in Centre
5437 49 Street, Barrhead
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 5:30 pm
Contact createaripple4@gmail.com for more details.

Deerfoot Sportsplex
Siksika Nation
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 10 am to 3 pm
Contact kathleenm@siksikahealth.com for more details.

Teresa Sargent Hall
9839 103 Avenue, Grande Prairie
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 11:30 am to 1 pm

Red Deer Public Library, Snell Auditorium
4818 49 Street, Red Deer
Saturday, November 30, 2019
Get more details at: Red Deer Community Events

230 8 Street South, Lethbridge
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 11 am to 2 pm
Get more details at: Inclusion Lethbridge

Fairview, Alberta
Room 134, Provincial Building
Thursday, November 28, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm
Contact rr3musicstudio@gmail.com for more details.

Contact

Connect with the Premier’s Council Secretariat:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-422-1095
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-415-0097
Email: pcspd@gov.ab.ca

Address:
Suite 1110, 10055 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2Y2

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