Light It Up! For NDEAM

Light It Up! For NDEAM™ spotlights the many ways people who have a disability contribute to businesses and their communities, helping companies be successful and competitive.

Light It Up! for NDEAM is going national!

The first Light It Up! For NDEAM in October 2020 was Ontario wide.

For 2021, we’re collaborating with The Canadian Association for Supported Employment (CASE) and MentorAbility Canada. This joint effort will make this year’s event happen in big cities, small towns and rural communities across Canada.

It’s happening Thursday, October 21.

And you can get involved in your community, to Light It Up! For NDEAM purple and blue, for one historic night.

The more participation, the greater the impact.

You can help make it a shining success

  • Starting in September, use the event hashtags on social media: #LightItUpForNDEAM, #LightItUp1021

Questions about Light It Up! For NDEAM?

The Canadian flag and provincial flags blowing in the wind, against a clear blue skyWhere it’s happening (so far) nationwide in 2021

There has never been anything like this, on this scale, in Canada for NDEAM. Here’s the list of towns/cities and locations to date that are participating in Light It Up! For NDEAM on October 21.

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NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

Corner Brook
Joseph R. Smallwood Building

Labrador City
Labrador West Employment Corporation
Iron Ore Company of Canada — haul truck at main entrance

Springdale
Green Bay Community Employment Centre

St. John’s
The John Cabot Building
Bannerman Brewing Co.
Avalon Employment Inc.

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Charlottetown
City Hall Tower
Confederation Centre of the Arts
Daniel J. MacDonald Building
Jean Canfield Building
RCMP “L” Division Headquarters

Summerside
City Hall
Joseph A. Ghiz Building

NOVA SCOTIA

Bridgewater
Nova Scotia Works – Employment Solutions Society

Cape Breton (Sydney)
Sydney Government of Canada Building
Nova Scotia Works – Island Employment
The Big Fiddle (Port of Sydney)
Bank of Montreal Museum
Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design

Halifax
City Hall
TEAM Work Cooperative Offices
The Salt Yard Develop (Develop Nova Scotia)

Hatchet Lake
Nova Scotia League for Equal Opportunities

Truro
Town Library

NEW BRUNSWICK

Fredericton
Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick

Miramichi
Miramichi Pay Centre

Moncton
Gulf Fisheries Centre
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (310 Baig Blvd)

Shediac
DSS Building – Government Pension Centre

QUEBEC

Gatineau
Place du Centre
Place du Portage III & IV
Office of the Information Commissioner of Canada

Montreal
Organisation de l’aviation civile internationale (OACI) (La maison de l’OACI)

Quebec City
Transport Canada
New Quebec Custom House National Historic Site (Canada Border Services Agency Quebec Region)

ONTARIO

Belleville
Bridge Street Bridge

Brampton
City Hall Clock Tower

Campbellford
Career Edge offices

Clarington
Town Hall

Collingwood
Town Clock
Government of Canada Building

Hamilton
City of Hamilton Signature Sign

Kenora
Kenora Association for Community Living

Kingston
City Hall Façade
Springer Market Square

Meaford
Municipal water tower

Mississauga
Civic Centre Clock Tower

Newmarket
Riverwalk Commons
Fred A. Lundy Bridge

Oakville
Town Hall

London
City Hall
Fountain at the Forks
J.A. Taylor Building
Canada Life
Sifton Properties
RBC London Place

Newmarket
Fred A. Lundy Bridge
Riverwalk Commons

Niagara Falls
Horseshoe Falls

North Bay
City Hall
Canadian Mental Health Association (Employment Centre Bldg.)
March of Dimes Bldg.
MPP Office – Vic Fedeli
EarlyON Centre
Community Living North Bay offices

Ottawa
Byward Market Interactive “Ottawa” Sign
L’Esplanade Laurier
Minto Place Canada Building (Property 54614)
Sir William Logan Building
Department of National Defence Carling Campus Building 5
Supreme Court of Canada

Peterborough
Fleming College Campuses
Fleming College Muskoka–Kawarthas Employment Services Office

Picton
Community Living Prince Edward Offices

Sarnia
City Hall

Sudbury
Taxation Data Centre
Government of Canada Building

Timmins
“Timmins” interactive sign at Timmins Museum

Toronto
Canada Life Building
Pearson Control Tower
CN Tower
3D Toronto Sign
Canada Centre
Environment Canada Building

Welland
Welland Bridge 13

MANITOBA

 

 

SASKATCHEWAN

Humboldt
City Hall

La Ronge
NorthSask Special Needs

North Battleford
Prairie Employment Program Building

Regina
City Hall Foyer
Clare Parker Homes (403 & 406–2206 Dewdney Ave.)
Juliana Pizza

Saskatoon
SARC Administration Building (sign in front)

 

ALBERTA

Calgary
Calgary Tower
TELUS Spark Science Centre
Olympic Plaza
Arts Commons
Stephen Avenue Galleria Trees
Reconciliation Bridge
Jubilee Theatre

Edmonton
High Level Bridge
Canada Place

Lethbridge
City Hall

Red Deer
City Hall

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Nanaimo
The Bastion

Surrey
RCMP “E” Division Headquarters (Green Timbers)
Burnaby Fraser Valley Tax Services Office (9737–9755 King George Blvd.)

Vancouver
BC Place
Property 16596 (Formerly the Henry Herbert Stevens Building)
Vancouver City Hall
Burrard Street Bridge

Victoria
P.L. James Place

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

Yellowknife
Greenstone Government of Canada Building

 

Download the list (PDF)

We’ve made it easy to participate!

Use the resources in the PR Kit below to get involved in lighting up the nation purple and blue on October 21!

2020 Light It Up! For NDEAM highlights

  • The first-ever Ontario wide, co-ordinated lighting event in recognition of NDEAM and the importance of disability-inclusive hiring.
  • In 16 cities all over Ontario, 28 buildings, bridges, landmarks and municipal signs shone purple and blue for one night (Thursday, October 22). Some businesses in St. John’s, NL, also participated. 

Windsor City Hall

City of Windsor

3D Toronto Sign

City of Toronto

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Let us know you’re participating!  Have a question or need guidance?
Email us at lightitup@odenetwork.com.