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April 29, 2009

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Is there a shortage of opportunities in tourism, or a shortage of applicants with disabilities?

Myths exist that are keeping many people with disabilities away from employment in the tourism industry.

We are looking for discussion starters and discussion participants to share ideas about why that is, and what can be done to increase employment for people with disabilities in the tourism sector.

Add your voice by going online to Facebook: Accessibility Awareness British Columbia

Find out what SPARC BC's Access Awareness Day, June 6, 2009, is all about.

Access Awareness Day 2009 is brought to you by SPARC BC in partnership with Union of BC Municipalities, TransLink, Flight Centre.

Greater Vancouver Business Leadership Network, Polaris Employment, Delta Hotels in Burnaby, and Port Metro Vancouver.

Lindsay Hindle
Communications Coordinator
SPARC BC (Social Planning and Research Council of BC)
Ph: 604-718-7746
E: lhindle@sparc.bc.ca
Web: www.sparc.bc.ca

"SPARC BC works with communities to build a just and healthy society for all."

Robyn Newton
Senior Researcher
SPARC BC (Social Planning and Research Council of BC)
Ph: 604-718-7757
E: rnewton@sparc.bc.ca
Web: www.sparc.bc.ca 

"SPARC BC works with communities to build a just and healthy society for all."

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