How can we help?

If you require alternate formats or interpretation in order to participate, please let us know. If you are unsure of how to get involved or are having trouble accessing an engagement opportunity, please contact us at 204‑986‑4243 or .

Here are some of the ways we can accommodate those who may need alternative access to engagement or information: 

  • Reformatting documents
  • Accepting feedback submissions by telephone survey
  • Offering American Sign Language at in-person events
  • Offering tactile maps and/or images
  • French language services for French speaking individuals

We also aim to reduce barriers to participating in public engagement opportunities by:

  • Providing written descriptions of images
  • Offering captions on videos
  • Using a variety of ways to communicate (email, web notification, print, etc.) to ensure accessibility of invitations to participate
  • Adhering to clear print guidelines to maximize readability of print materials 
  • Hosting engagement events in accessible venues, paying attention to accessibility of entrances, doorways, washrooms, and width/surface of travel paths, as well as lighting and acoustics 
  • Accommodating service animals and personal care attendants 
  • Choosing locations that are accessible by Winnipeg Transit
  • Considering transportation options, including availability and proximity of accessible parking
  • Considering time of day and providing different event date options when possible
  • Providing documents and materials ahead of events