The Accessibility Award for Businesses in Caledon was established by the Accessibility Advisory Committee, with the support of Council.

Beginnning in 2018, the Award is presented once a year to an organization or business in Caledon that has shown a concerted effort to improve accessibility.

Improved accessibility can mean either physical alterations, new programs or features that reduce barriers and permit greater access to services for those with disabilities.

The purpose of this recognition is to recognize the organization or business for its efforts and to encourage other organizations and businesses in the community to make accessible improvements for all patrons.

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Recognition shall be awarded to businesses located in Caledon that have contributed by taking the initiative to make the Town of Caledon more accessible to all its residents and visitors ensuring the accessibility standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) are fully implemented by 2025.

Nominations

The nomination period runs from January to the end of March.

To nominate a business or organization for an award:

1. Read the guidelines (pdf), and then

2. Complete the nomination form (pdf).

Nomination forms are also available at Town Hall, 6311 Old Church Road or by calling 905.584.2272 x. 2366.