Manitoba Policy on Access to Government (MPAG)

8. Additional Resources

8. a) UN Convention On the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
8. d) Manitoba Disability Organizations
8. e) Research Resources

8. a) UN Convention On the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

https://www.gov.mb.ca/dio/un.html

Available on demand in alternative formats (large print, Braille, audio cassette, audio CD, e-Text diskette, e-Text CD, or DAISY, by contacting1-800-622-6232)

8. d) Manitoba Disability Organizations

This is a partial list of Manitoba organizations that may assist in implementing MPAG and providing a cross-disability perspective.

Access Advisory Committee
City of Winnipeg
510 Main Street
Winnipeg MB  R3B 1B9
Phone:  1-204-986-8345
Website: www.aacwinnipeg.mb.ca/

Canadian Multicultural Disability Centre, Inc.
1174 Pembina Highway
Winnipeg MB  R3T 2A6
Phone:  204-453-0391 
E-Mail: cmdci@cmdci.ca
Website:  www.cmdci.ca/

Canadian Mental Health Association Winnipeg
930 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3G 0P8
Phone:  (204) 982-6100; Fax: (204) 982-6128
E-Mail: office@cmhawpg.mb.ca
Website:  http://www.winnipeg.cmha.ca

Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
Manitoba Division
1080 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3G 3M3
Phone:  204-774-5421 in Winnipeg or toll-free:  1-800-552-4893
Fax:  204-775-5090
E-mail: info@cnib.ca
Website:  www.cnib.ca

Canadian Paraplegic Association (CPA)
825 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg MB  R3A 1M5
Phone:  204-786-4753 in Winnipeg or toll free:  1–800–720-4933
Fax: 204-786-1140
E-mail:  winnipeg@canparaaplegic.org
Website:  www.cpamanitoba.ca/

Community Living Manitoba
Suite #6 – 120 Maryland Street
Winnipeg MB  R3G 1L1
Phone: 204-786-1607
Fax:  204-789-9850

Deaf Resource Centre
101–285 Pembina Highway
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3L 2E1
Phone: (204) 284-9373 (Voice/TTY); Fax: (204) 474-0073
E-Mail: deafmb@shawbiz.ca
Website:  www.deafmanitoba.org/p/what-is-deaf-resource-centre-drc-deaf.html

Independent Living Resource Centre (ILRC)
Unit 311 A - 393 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3B 3H6
Phone:  204-947-0194
Fax: 204-943-6625
E-mail: thecentre@ilrc.mb.ca
Website:  www.ilrc.mb.ca

Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities (MLPD)
105 - 500 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R3C 3X1
Phone:  204-943-6099
Fax: 204-942-3146
E-mail:  mlpd@shawcable.com
Website:  www.mlpd.mb.ca

Manitoba Suppliers of Accommodation Services
Equality Communications Centre of Excellence
Phone: (204) 926-3271 (Emergencies) 475-6332
E-mail: candy.badger@eccoe.ca

People First of Canada
Suite 5, 120 Maryland Street
Winnipeg MB  R3G 1L1
Phone:  204-784-7362
Fax:  204-784-7364
Email: info@peoplefirstofcanada.ca
Website: www.peoplefirstofcanada.ca/

Resource Centre for Manitobans who are Deaf-Blind
228 - 285 Pembina Highway
Winnipeg MB  R3L 2E1
Phone:  204-284-2531 (TTY)
Fax: 204-477-1390
E-mail: sbosko@rcmdb.net
Website:  http://www.rcmdb.mb.ca/

Society for Manitobans with Disabilities (SMD)
825 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg MB  R3A 1M5
Phone:  204-975-3010 in Winnipeg or toll-free:  1-866-282-8041
TTY:  204-975-3012
E-mail:  info@smd.mb.ca 
Website:  www.smd.mb.ca

Vision Impaired Resource Network (VIRN)
Box 2454 Station Main
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 4A7
Phone:  (1-888) 851-8476
E-Mail: sbosko@rcmdb.net
Website:  http://www.virn.ca

Word for Word
Phone: (204) 995-0814
E-Mail:  contact@wordforword.ca

8. e) Research Resources

Social Development for Disability Programs
Employment and Social Development Canada

105 Hotel de Ville Street
Gatineau, Quebec
Toll-free:  (1-800) 622-6232

Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD)
909-294 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg MB R3C 0B9
Phone: 204-947-0303
Fax: 204-942-4625
E–mail: ccd@ccdonline.ca
Website: www.ccdonline.ca
The Council of Canadians with Disabilities is a national human rights organization of people with disabilities working for an inclusive and accessible Canada. CCD researches issues of concern to persons with disabilities, such as poverty, home supports, accessible transportation regulations and income support.

Other Access Planning Tools:

Government of Canada: Government Services for Entrepreneurs
http://www.canadabusiness.ca/eng/page/2649/