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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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

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.

IDPD 2020 events

Bonnyville

When: Thursday, December 3: 12 to 1 pm
Where: Dove Centre 620-52 Ave
Organized by: Employabilities
Contact: Corinne Zimmerman at 780-201-6005 or [email protected] for more details.

Calgary

When: Thursday, December 3: 1 to 3 pm
Where: Online via Zoom: http://idpdcalgary.weebly.com/idpd-2020.html
Organized by: City of Calgary and March of Dimes
Contact: Kim Smith at 403-263-1946 or [email protected] for more details.

When: Thursday, December 3: 11 am to 12 pm
Where: Online via Google Meet
Organized by: Mount Royal University
Contact: Janalee Morris at [email protected] for more details.

When: Sunday, December 6: 3 to 5 pm
Where: Online via Zoom: https://jewishcalgary.crowdchange.co/16302
Organized by: Calgary Jewish Federation
Contact: Karina Szulc at 403-444-3158 or [email protected] for more details.

Edmonton

When: Thursday, December 3: 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Online via Zoom
Organized by: Cerebral Palsy Alberta & VAD
Contact: Kimberly Mayer at 780-405-2954 or [email protected] for more details.

When: Thursday, December 3: 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Where: Online via Zoom
Edmonton FSCD Regional Parent Advisory Committee and Strategic Alliance for Students with FSCD
Organized by: Learning Challenges
Contact: Kristi Rouse at 780-718-0656 or [email protected] for more details.

When: Thursday, December 3: 1 to 4 pm
Where: Online via Zoom
Organized by: Radical Inclusion and John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights
Contact: Renee Vaugeois at 780-975-1116 or [email protected] for more details.

Grande Prairie

When: Thursday, December 3: 12 to 1 pm
Where: Online via Zoom
Organized by: Spinal Cord Injury Alberta and City of Grande Prairie
Contact: Mieke De Groot at 780-831-1091 or [email protected] for more details.

Medicine Hat

When: Monday, December 7: 6:25 to 7 pm
Where: Online via teleconference
Organized by: Canadian Mental Health Association, City of Medicine Hat and Canadian Red Cross Society
Contact: Katelynne Devine at 403-734-5197 for more details.

Siksika

When: Thursday, December 3: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Siksika Deerfoot Sportsplex
Siksika Nation Disability Services & Siksika Health Services
Contact: Kathleen McHugh at 403-734-5197 or [email protected] 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: dial 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 780-415-0097

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Edmonton, AB T5J 2Y2

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