National Indigenous Peoples Day

WHEREAS the Town of Carleton Place is on traditional, unceded Algonquin First Nation territory of the Anishinaabe Peoples; and WHEREAS June 21 is commemorated as National Indigenous Peoples Day to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, cultures, languages, contributions, and resiliency and diversity of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples across the country; and WHEREAS … Read more

National AccessAbility Week

National AccessAbility Week WHEREAS National AccessAbility Week was established in 1987 following Rick Hanson’s 40,000 km Man in Motion Tour; and WHEREAS National AccessAbility Week is an opportunity: WHEREAS one in five working-age Canadians have at least one disability. Many persons living with disabilities face barriers in the areas of employment, information and technology, transportation, … Read more