National AccessAbility Awareness


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Discover the many ways you can help celebrate #NAAW2022

May 29th to June 4th, 2022!

National AccessAbility Awareness Event

Saturday June 4 | Newmarket Community Centre & Lions Halls (200 Doug Duncan Drive) | 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Free admission

Take Action: Develop your awareness of the importance of AccessAbility with hands-on challenges and experiences.

  • Create your own sensory artwork!
  • Try Parasport activities
  • Complete the mobility challenge course
  • Explore individual challenge stations
  • Meet The Amazing Andrew (Magician) – 10 a.m. 

All abilities welcome!

Red Shirt Day 

June 1, 2022

(Take Action for AccessAbility and Inclusion)

Wear red to show your support. Post a selfie or group shot on social media.

#newmarketredshirtday to share your photos with us #RedShirtDay #RedForAccessAbility

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Steve Foglia, Chairperson for Newmarket Accessibility Advisory Committee


Newmarket Accessibility Advisory Committee

Interested to be involved in making Newmarket more Accessible? Read more about the Newmarket Accessibility Advisory Committee.

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Rick Hansen Foundation

Every year, starting on the last Sunday in May, Canadians celebrate National AccessAbility Week (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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