CELEBRATING 35 YEARS!
NOVA SCOTIA'S PROVINCIAL ACCESS AWARENESS WEEK 2022
MAY 29th - JUNE 4th
2021 Scholarship Recipients
Jannie Baker – New Waterford
Melody Brittain – Plympton
Braedon Carter – River Tillard
Gabrielle Close – Beaverbank
Tyler Cross – Bridgewater
Alexandra DeCoste – Afton
Lee Gilbert – Central Onslow
Ruby Harrington – Glenholme
Amber Hattie – Plymouth
Kayla MacKinnon – Dartmouth
Karlee Saulnie – Hortonville
Anton Sianchuk – Halifax
Lucas Williams – Shelburne
2020 Scholarship Recipients
Despite the many ongoing challenges of 2020, determination, resiliency and courage persevered as the community navigated a new reality and adjusted accordingly. Our 2020 Scholarship recipients are champions who rose to the occasion to overcome yet another hurdle that would not stand in the way of their future achievements.
Pictured below from left to right:
Braydon Hennigar; Kathleen Perrin; Rita DeLisle; Sophie LeBlanc; Lauren Boudreau; Eric Lewis; and Julia Bach. Missing from picture Kaleigh Cormier.
2021 Mel Hebb Hourglass Action Award Recipients
Recognizes an individual, business or group without a mandate to serve persons with disabilities, that has worked to improve access to facilities and/or services in a given area, that increase opportunities and access for persons with disabilities.
Ginger McPhee, Executive Director
Andre McConnell Award
Recognizes an individual who has gone above and beyond their duties as a public servant and has demonstrated:
A commitment to person centred service - always putting the needs of persons with disabilities first; and
True dedication to supporting persons with disabilities to fully participate in their communities.
Executive Director, Disability Support Programs, Dept. of Community Services
Community Action Award
Recognizes communities and municipalities dedicated to increasing opportunities for persons with disabilities in their area. This includes recreation opportunities, inclusive education, and employment opportunities or other initiatives that lead to full participation for persons with disabilities.
Port Morien Wildlife Association
Jeff McNeil & Stan Peach
Exceptional Service Award
Recognizes an organization or a member of an organization that has gone beyond their mandate in service to persons with disabilities.
Executive Director, Autism Nova Scotia