Brave Conversations and Bold Actions When Building Accessible and Inclusive Workplaces (INC1-E43)

Product code: INC1-E43

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May 27, 2024


1:30 pm to 3:00 pm (ET)

Bilingual, with interpretation in both official languages. American Sign Language and langue des signes québécoise interpretation will be provided.

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1.5 hours



All public servants at all levels



National AccessAbility Week 2024, May 26 to June 1, is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the contributions of individuals with disabilities and organizations advancing accessibility and inclusion within the federal public service.

This informative event, happening during National AccessAbility Week 2024, focuses on the theme of how brave conversations and bold actions are changing workplace norms and practices.

Participants will learn about what the federal government is doing to advance accessibility and disability inclusion, as well as how to become an agent of change in their workplaces.



  • Tina Namiesniowski, Senior Associate Deputy Minister, Employment and Social Development and Deputy Minister Champion for Federal Employees with Disabilities
  • Stephanie Cadieux, Chief Accessibility Officer, Employment and Social Development Canada


  • Naomi Bambara, Director, Inclusion, Diversity, Accessibility, Anti-racism, Global Affairs Canada
  • Laurence Dumont, Planning and Project Support Officer, Regional Accessibility Support Team, Canada Revenue Agency and Quebec Representative for Infinity
  • Kenneth Aquin-Abboud, Senior Program Analyst, Health Canada (HC), Accessibility Readiness Team, and Vice-Chair, HC Persons with Disabilities Network, Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Dominique Gervais, Acting Manager, Policy and Research, Department of Canadian Heritage (PCH), and Chair, PCH Persons with Disabilities Network


  • Sancho Angulo, Advisor, Privacy and Data Governance, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Date modified: 2024-05-16