Mayor's Awards celebrate Edmonton leaders in accessibility
May 16, 2017
The 2017 Mayor’s Awards recognizing individuals, organizations and businesses who are making Edmonton a more inclusive city for persons with disabilities have been announced.
“Every year I am incredibly proud of the innovation and leadership shown in Edmonton with every nomination made to the Mayor’s Awards,” said Mayor Don Iveson. “The strides made by fellow Edmontonians to create an inclusive, accessible city are outstanding and I am honoured to recognize their efforts. Together we are building a more inclusive Edmonton.”
The recipients of the 2017 Mayor’s Awards are:
Outstanding Service: Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Centre Society (SCITCS)
Accessible Homes and Buildings Residential: Grovenor Manor - Pelham Master Builder Ltd.
Accessible Homes and Buildings Non-Residential: Oilers Entertainment Group for Rogers Place
Accessible Homes and Buildings in a facility or dwelling designed around persons with disabilities: ExquisiCare - Windermere Manor
Employer: QualiGlass Windows and Doors Ltd. - Chris Eckert and Richard Macheuck
Employer in unpaid employment or volunteer: Little Bits Therapeutic Riding Association
Ewen Nelson Self-Advocacy: Jessica Pigeau
The Mayor’s Awards ceremony is presented by the Accessibility Advisory Committee to citizens who are working to remove barriers to make Edmonton an inclusive city.