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accessibility News Archive


Looking for work? Highlight your ability

September 6, 2017 — 
More and more organizations today are looking to build a representative and diverse workforce that is both inclusive and barrier-free. This includes hiring students from diverse backgrounds and levels of ability.

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The entire U of M community benefits from better accessibility.

Accessibility Training (Customer Service): Early-bird prizes

August 11, 2017 — 
Prizes are being offered for participants who take their training early

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Built Environment Accessibility Audit: Summer 2017

July 14, 2017 — 
Aligning with the Accessibility for Manitobans Act, and the University of Manitoba’s commitment to fostering and providing an accessible environment, the University will be embarking on a campus-wide audit of the built environment to identify accessibility barriers.


U of M's Assistive Technology Lab.

Manitoba Access Awareness Week includes on-campus event

June 1, 2017 — 
Week-long calendar of activities includes free half-day learning event


The entire U of M community benefits from better accessibility.

Accessible Customer Service Training to be offered

March 31, 2017 — 
Take in-person, online or departmental training by November 1, 2017

A screen shot of the University of Manitoba's online Accessibility Hub.

Accessibility Hub launches

March 14, 2017 — 
A new website gathers information and resources related to accessibility at the university in one easy-to-navigate place

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University of Manitoba sign.

University of Manitoba releases report on its accessibility

December 20, 2016 — 
'I am extremely proud of this comprehensive plan, which goes above and beyond what is expected'

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(L-R) The Visionary Conversations panel Yutta Fricke, Richard Milgrom, Michelle Porter and Tanis Woodland on Dec. 8, 2016. Photo by Mike Latschislaw.

Visionary Conversations conveys insight into accessibility

December 12, 2016 — 
The dialogue included discussion of The Accessibility for Manitobans Act, which aims to identify, prevent and eliminate barriers for people, in order to make Manitoba an inclusive society

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Snow clearing

Snow clearing update

December 8, 2016 — 
Exceptional volume of snow has crews working around the clock to make campus accessible

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Visionary Conversations on Campus.

Visionary Conversations: What does an accessible Manitoba look like?

December 6, 2016 — 
New accessibility laws take effect in December – is Manitoba ready? Join us for Visionary Conversations on Thursday, Dec. 8


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