On Friday morning, July 4, 2014, the city held a dedication ceremony for City Hall’s newest accessible ramp located in the northeast parking lot behind City Hall, providing barrier-free access into the building directly where the elevator is located. A plaque resides at the top of the ramp on the wall near the building’s entrance… Continue Reading Dedication of City Ramp
Opening Ceremonies took place at Lansdowne Place on Monday, May 28th with greetings from John McNutt, Chair of Council for Persons with Disabilities, MPP Jeff Leal, Mayor Darryl Bennett, and Country Warden J. Murray Jones. The Gordon and Arnie Holnbeck Award Presentations were given out along with agency displays and refreshments. Here are a few… Continue Reading May 28th – June 1st 2012 was National Access Awareness Week
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At the Access Awareness Week opening ceremonies Monday morning, May 26, 2014 at Peterborough Place, Mr. Alec Denys received the prestigious 2014 Holnbeck Award for advocacy on behalf those with disabilities. Mr. Denys is chair of the Peterborough County Accessibility Advisory Committee. Mr. John Morris, local musician and long standing, active member of PCPD, who… Continue Reading 2014 Holnbeck Award
May 26th, 2014 – Peterborough, Ontario On Monday May 26th at 11:30 a.m. local celebrities, including Leslie Parnell and Phyllis Hodder, will be learning what it is like to live first hand with vision loss. They will be guided, while experiencing temporary vision loss, through the halls of Peterborough Square, in support of National Access… Continue Reading Access Awareness Week 2014
The Peterborough Centre for Independent Living is now open and online! The Peterborough CIL provides information to individuals with disabilities, caregivers, and the general public about services and programs available to them in the City of Peterborough. Everyone who comes to the Peterborough CIL is free to make their own decisions, ask for assistance, and… Continue Reading The Peterborough Centre for Independent Living
The Council for Persons with Disabilities is proud to celebrate the success of Peterborough’s first Inclusion Conference! On April 26 and 27, CPD teamed up with Heads Up for Inclusion to host Inclusion Conference 2013 at Fleming College. We welcomed over 100 people from across Canada to learn about accessibility and diversity. We also recognized… Continue Reading PCPD Celebrates First Inclusion Conference
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 – Peterborough, Ontario: On Monday, May 27, 2013 at 11:30 am, local politicians including Lesley Parnell and Dan McWilliams, along with Lois Tuffin, Editor in Chief of Peterborough This Week, will be rolling down to Peterborough Square from City Hall in a wheelchair challenge to support National Access Awareness Week. Opening… Continue Reading Local Politicians Compete in Wheelchair Challenge for Access Awareness Week
Congratulations to Joyce Fee, this year’s Holnbeck winner and long time Access Awareness committee member, and to Andrea Dodsworth, another longtime and dedicated CPD member and winner of the Holnbeck Appreciation Award. For more information and a great photo please follow this link to the Peterborough Examiner’s article.
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