May 28 – June 3, 2023 is National AccessAbility Week, an opportunity to celebrate the valuable contributions and leadership of Canadians with disabilities; highlight the work of people, organizations and communities that are removing barriers; and reflect on ongoing efforts to become a better, more accessible, more inclusive Canada.
This year the theme for National AccessAbility Week is “Disability Inclusion: From Possibilities to Practice”.
Resources from the Creative Sector:
The Magazine Association of BC: Disabled Writers & Accessibility Resources
Orca Books: The Disability Experience, by Hannalora Leavitt, illustrated by Belle Wuthrich
Creative Pathways Canada: Changing the Narrative of Disability in Documentary Film: A Toolkit for Inclusion & Accessibility
Vancouver Adapted Music Society supports and promotes musicians with physical disabilities in the Metro Vancouver area.
May 31 is Red Shirt Day
Read an interview with Sean De Vries, executive producer of CBC’s “Push” on BC Creates.