Celebrate National AccessAbility Week

A digital poster for National Accessibility Week 2024.Every year, starting on the last Sunday in May, Canadians celebrate National AccessAbility Week (NAAW).

Running from May 26 to June 1, 2024, this week is an opportunity to:

  • celebrate the valuable contributions and leadership of Canadians with disabilities.
  • highlight the work of people, organizations and communities that are removing barriers.
  • reflect on ongoing efforts to become a better, more accessible, more inclusive Canada.

Learn more about NAAW and this year’s theme of “Forward Together: Accessibility and Inclusion for All” here.

Over the past year, CLBC has marked significant milestones in our work to remove barriers and improve accessibility for people with disabilities interacting with or working at CLBC.

These include:

Learn more about CLBC’s work on accessibility, including goals and actionable steps, on the CLBC Accessibility webpage here.

Origins of NAAW

Founded as ‘National Access Awareness Week’ in 1988 and inspired by Rick Hansen’s Man In Motion World Tour, this week is an opportunity to celebrate Canadians with disabilities and raise awareness of the critical need for accessibility and inclusion for all in our communities and workplaces.

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