Awards

2016 Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards

Toronto City Council invite you to mark  Human Rights Day with the presentation of the 2016 Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards! Tuesday, December 6, 2016 Awards Presentation: 6:30 p.m Reception to follow in Members’ Lounge. Council Chambers Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W. Please RSVP to 416-392-7667; TTY 416-338-0889  [email protected] Attendant care provided. Captioning provided. RECIPIENTS Aboriginal Affairs…

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Everyday Political Citizen Award

Do you know someone who makes our democracy stronger? Nominate him/her for Everyday Political Citizen award! Hello! The form to nominate an Everyday Political Citizen will take about 5 minutes to complete. Please do not refresh the page as your information will be lost!Before you start make sure you have your nominee’s email address, age,…

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A huge congrats to LCA! member Catherine Joell McKinnon!

Catherine Joell MacKinnon named ACTRA Woman of the Year! “In celebration of International Women’s Day 2016, we are thrilled to declare Catherine Joell MacKinnon our Woman of the Year!” said ACTRA National President Ferne Downey. “Catherine is a performer, filmmaker, producer and activist – she is an inspiration to everyone working in our entertainment industry.”…

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Leslie Yeo Award

Do you know an exceptional volunteer in the Canadian arts community? Nominate them for the $5,000 Leslie Yeo Award! AFBS has over 17,000 Members, each with his or her unique story. Among those 17,000 stories is one of an individual whose acts of kindness and generosity of spirit rise above all the rest; a Member…

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Leslie Yeo Award

Hi all, It’s time again to nominate an extraordinary volunteer in the Canadian artistic community for the Leslie Yeo Award! The winner receives $5,000, which is presented at our AGM. The PDF with all the details is linked to from the Notifications on our homepage (www.afbs.ca) and is also listed under Other Forms at afbs.ca/forms.…

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When I Walk – News and Documentary Emmy winner!

Hooray! Thank you to everybody from PBS/POV and all of you for supporting When I Walk. I dedicate this award for all the people with disabilities who put themselves out on screen. You are changing face of the media today. Thank you! www.emmyonline.com/news_36th_winners www.wheniwalk.com

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Ms. Wheelchair America 2015 fosters disability awareness

Every September, people nationwide gather around their television sets to watch the crowning of the new Miss America. While many different types of women have served as Miss America over the years, the nation has yet to see a titleholder who uses a wheelchair. Blog.themobilityresource.com: Ms. Wheelchair America 2015 Fosters Disability Awareness

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