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Celebrate National AccessAbility Week 2022 in BWG!

​Bradford West Gwillimbury, ON (May 27, 2022) – May 29 to June 4 is National AccessAbility Week – dedicated to disability inclusion and accessibility in Canada. The Town of BWG's Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) is proudly celebrating the Town's ongoing commitment to supporting and increasing accessibility and inclusion within BWG. All are invited to participate in the following events:

Monday, May 30 | 2:00 – 6:00 pm | Leisure Centre
AccessAbility Awareness Event: Join our Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) at their AccessAbility Week event at the Leisure Centre. All are invited to participate, help raise awareness, speak to the AAC about accessibility in our community, and enjoy a hotdog BBQ provided by the Lions Club.
Starting at 4:00 pm, BWG Transit will be onsite for bus walk-through tours.

​Monday, May 30 | 6:00pm | Leisure Centre
Community Flag Raising Event: Flag Raising and Proclamation reading at the BWG Leisure Centre (following the AccessAbility Week event).

​Wednesday, June 1
Easter Seals Red Shirt Day: Wear red in a display of solidarity for persons living with disabilities. Share a photo on social media with #AccessibleBWG #RedShirtDay #RedForAccessAbility and tag the Town of BWG for a chance to be featured on the Town's social feed.

Stay tuned on our social channels throughout the week as we share more about creating a more accessible BWG!

​Quick Facts 
National AccessAbility​ Week is recognized across Canada to celebrate inclusion, promote accessibility in our communities and encourage the removal and prevention of inaccessibility.

The Town of BWG's Accessibility Advisory Committee is comprised of volunteer members from our community living with disabilities or having experience with persons with disabilities and are integral to providing feedback to the Town on accessibility and inclusion.

There are many other great resources available at:
Red Shirt Day & National AccessAbility Week - Easter Seals Canada and
Government of Canada – National AccessAbility Week 2022

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