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Reflections on Disabilities and Indigenous People in Manitoba

Jun 22, 2017
An important part of reconciliation is addressing the disproportionate and unjust impacts that disabilities have on Indigenous People in Manitoba and across Canada.
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Words from the Director of the AMA on Leadership in Implementation

Jun 20, 2017
Here's what the Deputy Minister of Families and recently appointed Director of the AMA had to say last week at the Canadian Conference on Developmental Disabilities and Autim
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Act Now in Support of Letter to Minister Requesting Accessible Education Standard

Jun 15, 2017
In response to a recent discussions with educational stakeholders, BFM has taken a lead role in preparing a letter to Minister Fielding requesting that government commit to develop an accessible education standard.
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A Little Perspective on the Accessible Cities Award

Jun 03, 2017
While we can be proud that the City of Winnipeg was honoured with a 2017 Accessible Cities award, it is also important to view this achievement from a broader perspective
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Human Rights Museum Honoured as One Most Accessible Places in Canada

Jun 01, 2017
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights honoured as of one of five places within Canada that exemplify best practices in universal access
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Live Streaming to be Available for June 7th Event Featuring David Lepofsky

Jun 01, 2017
With the event now sold out and many unable to attend due to distance and other factors, we are now pleased to offer two live streaming options.
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Winnipeg One of Three to Win 2017 Rick Hansen Foundation Accessible Cities Award

Jun 01, 2017
The City of Winnipeg was one of three Canadian cities to have been awarded the 2017 Accessible Cities Award by the Rick Hansen Foundation
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Feds Release Consultation Report on Proposed National Accessibility Act

May 29, 2017
As part of the National AccessAbility Week, Minister Qualtrough has released the report on public feedback from the extensive consultation process held to discuss the proposed new Act.
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Ensure the Accessibility of Arts and Culture in Manitoba

May 28, 2017
The Province has launched a culture policy review and has included accessibility as one the issues to be considered
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Announcing Second Event: Accessibility in Education - A Conversation with David Lepofsky

May 13, 2017
Details have now been finalized for the second FREE public event featuring leading Canadian disability advocate David Lepofsky
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