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Oct. 30 is deadline for Access Award nominations

Oct. 26, 2015 –

You have until Friday, Oct. 30 to nominate a worthy person or organization for an Access Award.

Do you know a person or an organization that is making Kingston more accessible?

Offered by the City, in partnership with the Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee the International Day of Persons with Disabilities Access Award recognizes a person, group or organization that has made or is making a significant contribution towards improving access for persons with disabilities in Kingston.

The winner is announced at a ceremony every year on Dec. 3 – the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Last year's Access Award winner was Kingston 4 Paws Service Dogs.

Nomination forms and detailed criteria are available at www.CityofKingston.ca/accessaward and must be submitted by 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 30:

  • By email to accessibility@cityofkingston.ca
  • In-person or by mail to Clerk's office at City Hall, 216 Ontario St., Kingston, ON, K7L 2Z3 (Attention: International Day of Persons with Disabilities Access Award); or
  • By fax to 613-546-1899

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About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality - - ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future. 

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, communications officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116 or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.