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


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.

Calendar of events

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2018 event listing


Monday, December 3 at 11 am
New Central Library, 429 8 Avenue, Calgary
Contact 403-263-1946 for more event details


Monday, December 3 at 1:30 pm
Canalta Jurassic Hotel, 1103 AB-9, Drumheller
Contact 403-823-6690 for more event details.


Wednesday, November 28 at 7 pm
King’s University, 9125 50 Street NW, Edmonton
Contact 780-451-3055 for more event details.

Monday, December 3 at 12 pm
Government of Alberta Legislature Rotunda, 10800 97 Ave NW, Edmonton

Tuesday, December 4 at 12 pm
NorQuest College, 10215 108 St NW, Edmonton
Contact 780-644-5963 for more event details

Fort Saskatchewan

Monday, December 3 at 1 pm
Fort Saskatchewan Hospital, 9401 86 Avenue, Fort Saskatchewan
Contact 780-218-5059 for more event details.

Grande Prairie

Saturday, December 1 at 12:30 pm
Montrose Cultural Centre, 9839 103 Avenue, Grande Prairie
Contact 780-831-1091 for more event details.

Lac La Biche

Tuesday, December 4 at 11:30 am
McArthur Place, 10307 100 Street, Lac La Biche
Contact 780-623-1281 for more event details.


Monday, December 3 at 6 pm (formal public event)
CASA 230 8th Street South, Lethbridge
Contact 403-327-7577 for more event details.

Red Deer

Sunday, December 2 at 1 pm
Santano Room, Sheraton, 3310 50 Ave, Red Deer
Contact 403-597-3274 for more event details.


Wednesday, December 5 at 10 am
Gordon Yellow Fly Memorial Arbour, Siksika
Contact 403-734-5197 for more event details.


Monday, December 3 at 10:30 am
Senior Citizens Sunshine Club, 4630 49 Street, Vegreville
Contact 780-603-8182 for more event details.


Friday, November 16 at 7 pm
Wetaskiwin Seniors Hall, 5216 54 Street, Wetaskiwin
Contact 780-352-5535 for more event details.


To contact 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

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Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2Y2

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