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New Central Library - Performance Hall

800 3 Street Southeast

Calgary, AB T2G 2E7

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The City of Calgary is bringing Rick Hansen, the Man in Motion, to Calgary on International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), December 3, 2018, for a special presentation at the Performance Hall in the new Central Library. Rick will speak on the economic and social impacts of inclusion to communities, the Accessible Canada Act BillC-81 and its relevance to municipalities and the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification Program.

Reserve complimentary event seats on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 10 a.m. here. The presentation will be followed by a questions and answers period and meet and greet with Rick Hansen. The City of Calgary is committed to creating an environment in which all citizens have the right to be included, and participate in, all aspects of political, social, economic and cultural life.

Rick Hansen is a Canadian icon who has dedicated his life to creating a world that is accessible and inclusive for all. Best known as the “Man In Motion” for undertaking an epic two-year year 40,000 km journey around the world in his wheelchair, Rick is also a three-time world champion, nine-time Pan Am gold medalist, and three-time Paralympic gold medalist. Now the Founder & CEO of the Rick Hansen Foundation, an organization committed to creating a world without barriers for people with disabilities, Rick and his team work hard to change attitudes, create accessible spaces and liberate the amazing potential of people with disabilities.

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