TORONTO, March 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Excellence Canada is pleased to announce
the recipients of the 2012 Excellence Canada - Ontario Accessibility Awards, based upon submissions received from organizations that have gone above
and beyond the regulated requirements of the AODA (Accessibility for
Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005). The Lieutenant Governor of
Ontario, the Honourable David C. Onley, is the honorary patron of the Excellence Canada - Ontario Accessibility Awards Program.
Now in its third year, this program recognizes and celebrates
organizations that have demonstrated leadership and commitment to
providing exemplary service and opportunities for people with
disabilities in addition to satisfying the AODA regulations. The
program highlights role models, while inspiring others to take positive
action in promoting accessibility.
This year's recipients are Bluewater Health, City of Brampton, Cohen
Highley LLP, Copernicus Lodge, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Town of
Richmond Hill, and the Town of Aurora.
About Excellence Canada and People Access
Excellence Canada (formerly the National Quality Institute) helps
organizations improve performance and recognizes excellence. It is the
proud custodian of Canada's highest organizational recognition program
established in 1984, the prestigious Canada Awards for Excellence, which enjoys the Patronage of His Excellency, the Right Honourable
David Johnston, C.C., C.M.M., C.O.M., C.D., Governor General of Canada.
People Access, a division of Excellence Canada, is a not-for-profit
dedicated to helping organizations embrace accessibility for people
with disabilities. Its vision is a Canadian society that is diverse,
accessible, and inclusive. People Access supports organizations in
achieving compliance with the accessibility laws while also improving
customer and employee satisfaction and bottom-line results. Visit www.peopleaccess.ca
SOURCE: Excellence Canada
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