This image is a graphic recording of the Canadian Accessibility Network launch event, hosted at Carleton University, December 2, 2019. The upper portion of the image is a visual representation of the major themes and ideas that were generated by the attendees during the day. The lower portion is the logo representation of the various partner organizations.

Abilities Centre Whitby | Ottawa
Abilities Centre is a charitable organization that delivers enriching sports and fitness, arts, research and education, and life skills opportunities for people of all ages and abilities.

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Ai-Media’s expert services provide an additional level of inclusion and access during events, guaranteeing the entire audience’s equal participation.

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Algonquin College
Changing Lives. Dedication to student success is Algonquin College’s guiding principle and is demonstrated through the quality of its programs, staff, the continual expansion of its facilities, and by forging strategic partnerships.

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Bruyère Continuing Care is a multi-site academic health care organization that is maximizing quality of life and helping people stay and return home. We deliver a wide variety of services in aging and rehabilitation, medically complex, palliative, residential and primary care.

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Carleton University
Canada’s Capital University, Carleton University is a dynamic research and teaching institution dedicated to achieving the highest standards of scholarship.

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D2L Desire2Learn
D2L’s technology is currently being used by customers in K-12, higher education, healthcare, government, and the enterprise sector. In nineteen years, our team has grown to include over 750 employees around the world.

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Disability Foundation
The Disability Foundation is a charity that helps people with physical disabilities to feel empowered and inspired to redefine possibility. Find out about accessible activities including sailing, hiking, paddling, gardening, music and innovative solutions that help overcome barriers to accessibility.

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Eviance is a trusted hub of knowledge on cross-disability issues, operated by Canadian Centre on Disability Studies Incorporated, working with people with disabilities and their allies in Canada.

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Independent Living Canada
IL CANADA is the national umbrella organization, representing and coordinating a network of Independent Living Centres at the national level.

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Ingenium, formerly called the Canada Science and Technology Museum Corporation, is a Canadian Crown corporation responsible for overseeing national museums related to science and technology.

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Inclusive Work and Supply Council of Canada (IWSCC)
The Inclusive Work and Supply Council of Canada (IWSCC) is a non-profit third party certifier of Veteran and/or disabled owned businesses. The IWSCC assists these businesses through the certification process and offers ongoing educational and mentoring programs.

CAN Partner Organizations

La Cité
La Cité is Ontario’s largest French-language college of applied arts and technology. Established in 1989, it is located in Ottawa (with a satellite campus in Hawkesbury and a business office in Toronto) and now offers more than 90 programs to some 5,000 students.

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The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS), has had the mandate to support full access to education and employment for post-secondary students and graduates with disabilities across Canada.

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Open Concept Consulting
OpenConcept Consulting is an Ottawa-based team of web development consultants specialized in open-source development with Drupal. The team of talented, fun and community-minded individuals develops web tools for social change, and has great experience working with non-profits organizations.

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Queen’s University
Queen’s University is a public research university in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Founded on 16 October 1841 via a royal charter issued by Queen Victoria, the university predates Canada’s founding by 26 years.

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Rick Hansen Foundation
The Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification TM (RHFAC) program works to help improve accessibility of the built environment in Canada – the places where we live, work, learn and play.

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Saint Francis Xavier
St. Francis Xavier University is a public undergraduate liberal arts university located in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. It is a member of the Maple League, a group of primarily undergraduate universities in Eastern Canada.

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Saint Mary’s University
Saint Mary’s University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The school is best known for having nationally leading programs in business and chemistry, as well as one of the best Canadian women’s basketball programs.

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University Manitoba
The University of Manitoba is a public research university in Manitoba, Canada. The university maintains a reputation as a top research-intensive post-secondary educational institution and conducts more research annually than any other university in the region.

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University of Ottawa
The University of Ottawa, often referred to as OttawaU, uOttawa, or U of O, is a bilingual public research university in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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University of New Brunswick
The University of New Brunswick is a public university, the oldest English-language university in Canada, and among the oldest public universities in North America. UNB was founded by a group of seven Loyalists who left the United States after the American Revolution.’

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University Victoria
The University of Victoria is a public comprehensive research university located in the Greater Victoria municipalities of Oak Bay and Saanich, British Columbia, Canada. The university has ranked as the second best comprehensive university in Canada for three successive years.

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University of Waterloo
Waterloo is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada. The university operates the largest post-secondary co-operative education program in the world, with over 20,000 undergraduate students in over 140 co-operative education programs.

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