Celebration of People is an annual awards program and dinner event held each year to recognize the achievements and contributions of individuals, businesses and organizations promoting accessibility, inclusion and full community participation by citizens with disabilities. This year the awards dinner will be held on December 1st. Each year the event is closely aligned with December 3rd – designated by the United Nations as International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The first event in Ottawa was held in 2001.
The nominations are open! We are looking forward to receiving nomination packages about the people and businesses that inspire you. The early bird deadline for nominations is September 19th. Nominations that are received before this date will be entered into a draw to win 2 free tickets to the event. The final nomination deadline is October 19th.