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Disability Awareness Week 2015 June 7- June 12

Break Barriers. Open Doors: for a fully inclusive society.

Winners for the Disability Awareness Week Awards

  1. The Minister Responsible for Persons with Disabilities Award – Vicky Orlias (Fort Good Hope)
  2. The NWT Disabilities Council Award – Special Olympics Head Coaches
  3. The Canadian Council of Persons with Disabilities (C.C.D.) Award – Lynda Thickett (Fort Smith)
  4. NWT Human Rights Commission Accessibility Award– Ptarmigan Inn (Hay River)

Thank you to everyone that was nominated!

2014 Annual Benefit Auction

Thank you for your generosity and support to make the 2014 Annual Benefit Auction a success!

Below is a list of the businesses and individuals who supported us this year, (if we have made a mistake or missed your name we apologize).

A&W
100.1 Moose Fm
A Taste of Saigon
Ace Enterprises
Acklands Grainger
Adam Dental Clinic
Adrian Boyd
Aggie Brockman
Air Tindi
Arctic Appliance Ltd
Arctic Defensive Driving School
Arctic Energy Alliance
Ashleigh Van Dusen
Aurora Village
Autotec
Bank of Montreal
Barren Land Jewellery & Gifts
Bartle & Gibson
Beck’s Kennels
Ben Nind
Bill Braden Photography
Blue Raven B& B
Borealis kennels
Boston Pizza
Bromley and Son
Buffalo Airways
Business Development Incorporation
Camco Construction 2013 Ltd
Canadian North
Canadian Tire
Carl’s Carpet Cleaning
Chasing Light Studios
Cheryl Fennell
Cheryl Thomas
Christina Vernon, RMT
City of Yellowknife
Coast Fraser Hotel
Coldwell Banker
Cor Van Dyke
Corothers Home Hardware
Creative Basics
Crowe Mackay LLP
Dancing Moose Café
Dancing Raven Studio
Darren
Dave Belanger
Days Inn & Suites
Dean Webb
DeBeers
Dene Nation
Dimensions Hair Salon
Dustin Bentall
Embleton House B&B
Epic Grill
Epicure
Erasmus Apparel
Explorer Hotel
Fetch Some Training
Fiddles & Stix
Fitzgerald Carpeting
For Men Only
For Women Only
Fran Hurcomb
Gaia Integrative Clinic
Gallery of the Midnight Sun
Gallery on 47th Street
Gary’s Inn Barber Shop
Gastown Ltd.
Gloria McBain
GNWT – Industry, Tourism and Investment
GNWT – Sport
Gold Range Bistro
Golder & Associates
Gourmet Cup
Great Slave Animal Hospital
H&R Block
Helen Balanoff
Homelife Sunrise Real Estate Ltd.
Hot Shots Pub & Grub
Iceblink
Igloo Inn
Incity Moving
Inkit
Investors Group
J & R Mechanical LTD
Javaroma
John Dzurka
Joie de Vivre
JSL Maintenance & Service Ltd
Judy Sharp
Kathy Paul-Drover
Kimberlite Career & Technical Centre
Kingland Ford
Lake Awry Cap & Crest
Lindy Carpenter
Lulu’z Market
Malcolm and Faye Stark
Mark’s Restaurant
Mark’s Work Wearhouse
McDonalds
Merle Norman
Mike Bryant
MLA Bob McLeod
MLA David Ramsay
MLA Glen Abernethy
MLA Robert Hawkins
MLA Wendy Bisaro
MP Dennis Bevington
Muddy Fingers Pottery
The McKee Family
Northern Fancy Meats
Northern Images
Northern Interiors
Northern Souvenirs
Northern Territories Federation of Labor
Northern Transitions
Northland Utilities
NWT Pipe Band
NWT Tourism
Office Compliments
Old Town Glassworks
One of a Thai
Originals by Instinct
Outcrop Communications
Overlander Sports
Pat Braden
Patricia Bourque
Pawan Chugh
Pelley’s Pellet Supply
Pin Taylor Architects
Polar Bear Storage
Quality Furniture
Rebecca Oakes
Rebecca’s Flowers
Red Apple
Reiki for All
RMW Councelling Services
Robbie Craig
Russell De Carle
Sami & Joel Thomas
Sandra Bowden
Scotiabank
Scotiabank Staff
Sears
Sheila Bassi-Kellet
Shelby Wilton
Shelia & Rosmond Rennick
Shoppers Drug Mart
Side Door Youth Ministries
Signed.
Solace Massage
Sport North
Staples
Stephanie Stanzell
Stewart Weir MacDonald Ltd
Summit Air
Sundog Yoga
Sushi Café
Sutherland’s Drugs
Taiga Yoga
Tamarack Computers
Territorial Beverages
Terry & Kelvin Hawkins
Thanh Dat
The Black Knight
The Brick
The Medicine Shoppe
Therese Boullard
Tim Horton’s
Tlicho Government
Top of the World Travel
Tru Hardware
Tundra Transfer
Union of Northern Workers
Videoland
Visual Effects
Vixen Hair Den
Wallbridge Law Office
Walmart
Weatherby Trucking Ltd.
Weaver & Devore
Westown Tire Inc
Williams Engineering Canada
With Bread
Yellowknife Beverages
Yellowknife Book Cellar
Yellowknife Chrysler
Yellowknife Inn
Yellowknife Veterinary Clinic
YK Elk’s
YK Guild of Arts and Crafts
YK Liquor Store
YK Senior’s Society
YK Ski Club

2014 Annual Benefit Auction

The 2014 Annual Benefit Auction will be held on Friday, November 14th, 2014 at the Yellowknife Inn.

Once again, the YK Inn has graciously donated the use of the lower level boardrooms for the evening. Last year we rose over $46,000 and we hope to make it an even bigger year. If you would like to donate an item or service, or become a volunteer, please contact our office.

We can’t wait to see you there!

 

Disability Awareness Week June 2nd – 8th

Achieving full citizenship, in the NWT, through equality, inclusion, accessibility and participation.

Nominations for Our Annual Disability Awareness Recognition Awards

  1. The Minister Responsible for Persons with Disabilities Award – This award is presented by the Minister Responsible for Persons with Disabilities to an individual in recognition of their contribution to making the Northwest Territories a more accessible and inclusive Territory. It is a Territory wide award.
  2. The NWT Disabilities Council Award – This Award is presented by the NWT Disabilities Council to a person or group that has made a significant on-going contribution, as a volunteer, to improving life for persons living with disabilities in the North. It is a Territory wide award.
  3. The Canadian Council of Persons with Disabilities (C.C.D.) Award – This Award is presented by the Council, on behalf of the C.C.D., to an individual living within the Territory that has made a significant contribution in the field of disabilities either territoriality or nationally. This is a National Award.
  4. NWT Human Rights Commission Accessibility Award– This award is presented to a NWT Public Sector Provider. It recognizes new and existing physical and/or non-physical accommodations that a business makes or has made to create more accessibility to services for the public. The award may be given to any business or organization providing services to the public. www.nwthumanrights.ca

The deadline for nominations is 4pm on May 12th, 2014. If you would like to make a nomination please visit our website www.nwtdc.net or contact us at 867-873-8230/ toll free 1-800-491-8885.

Nomination Form

Benefit Auction 2013 Donors

Silent & Live Auction Item Donors

  • A Taste of Saigon
  • Ace Enterprises
  • Acklands Grainger
  • Adams Dental Clinic
  • Air Tindi
  • Annette Poitras
  • Arbonne
  • Arctic Defensive Driving School
  • Arctic Farmer
  • Art Au Fax
  • Artico Biota Studios
  • Ashoona Studios
  • Aurora Decorators
  • Aurora Sensations
  • Aurora Village
  • Avalon Rare Metals
  • Babylon Hair Design
  • Barrenland Jewelry
  • Bartle & Gibson Co. Ltd
  • Becks Kennels
  • Bill Braden Photo
  • Blue Raven B & B
  • BMO
  • Bob Kussy Studios
  • Bonnie Findlay-Fournier
  • Borealis Kennels
  • Boston Pizza
  • Buffalo Airways
  • Business Development and Investment Corp.
  • Canadian North
  • Canadian Tire
  • Carol Johnson
  • CBC
  • Central Mechanical Systems Ltd.
  • Chasing Light Studios
  • Cherryl Van Dyke
  • Christina Vernon
  • City Cab Ltd.
  • CJCD Radio
  • Cleaning Concepts Inc.
  • Coldwell Banker
  • Collecitve Soul Space
  • Corothers Home Hardware
  • Dancing Moose
  • Darren Jacquard
  • De Beers Canada
  • Dean Weber
  • Delores Hunter
  • Dimensions Hair Design
  • Dominos
  • Don & Ann Gillis
  • Embleton House
  • Emily
  • Epicure
  • Explorer Hotel
  • Fetch Some Training
  • Field Law
  • Folk on the Rocks
  • For Men Only
  • Fowers North
  • Fran Hurcomb Photography
  • FWO
  • Gallery of the Midnight Sun
  • Gallery on 47th
  • Gastown
  • Glen Abernethy
  • GNWT/MACA/Sport, Rec & Youth Division
  • GNWT-ITI
  • Gold Range Bistro
  • Great Slave Animal Hospital
  • H&R Block
  • Harley’s Shirt Shack
  • Hot Shots
  • Hovat Construction Ltd.
  • Igloo Building Supplies
  • Inkit Ltd
  • Investors Group
  • Jennifer Winsor
  • Jiffy Lube
  • John Dzurka
  • John Lodge
  • Jolene Dauphenais
  • Judy Mah
  • Kimberlite
  • Kingland Ford
  • Konge Construction Ltd
  • Kopykat North
  • Lake Awry
  • Laurin & Ruby Trudel
  • Loony Gallery
  • MACA
  • Malcolm & Faye Stark
  • Marks Family Restaurant
  • Mary Van Dyke
  • Mayor Mark Heyck
  • McKee Family
  • Mike Bryant
  • MLA David Ramsay
  • MLA Wendy Bisaro
  • Myka Jones
  • North Country Stables
  • Northern Fancy Meats
  • Northern Images
  • Northern Interiors
  • Northern Souvenier Gifts & Embroydery
  • Northern Transitions
  • Northland Utilities
  • Northwestel
  • Northwestern Air
  • NWT Pipe Band
  • NWT Tourism
  • Office Compliments
  • Old Town Glassworks
  • One of a Thai
  • Originals by T-Bo
  • Overlander Sports
  • Pamela Taylor
  • Partylite Gifts
  • Pat Braden
  • PSAV Architects
  • Pwan Chugh
  • Quality Furniture
  • Rae Braden
  • Raw North Soap Co.
  • RBC Bank
  • Rebecca’s Flowers
  • Red Apple Restaurant
  • Reiki for All
  • Rhonda Larocque
  • RMW Councelling Sevice
  • Robbie Craig
  • Roy’s Audiotronic
  • Ruth McKeown
  • Scotiabank
  • Sears
  • Sheila Bassett Kelly
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Signed
  • Sophie Hatto
  • Sport North
  • Staples
  • Stewart, Weir, MacDonald Ltd
  • Superior Auto Body Ltd.
  • Susan Dauphanais
  • Sushi Café
  • Sutherland Drugs
  • TAIT Communication
  • Tamarack Computers
  • Territorial Beverages
  • Terry Hawkins
  • The Gourmet Cup
  • The Medicine Shoppe
  • Theresa Watson
  • Tim Hortons
  • Tlicho Government
  • Top of The World
  • Tru Value Hardware
  • Tyler Shea
  • Velma Stereberg
  • Visual Effects
  • Vixen Hair Den
  • Wallbridge Law Office
  • Walmart
  • Wendy Stephenson
  • With Bread
  • Yellowknife Book Cellar
  • Yellowknife Curling Club
  • Yellowknife Fire Dept Hoodie
  • Yellowknife Golf Club
  • Yellowknife Motors
  • Yellowknife Veterinary Clinic
  • Your Independent Grocery Store

(If we have missed your name, or made an error in spelling, we apologize)