June is Deafblind Awareness Month in Canada!

To recognize Deafblind Awareness Month in Canada – The 3D Toronto Sign will be lit blue for 24 hours on Monday, June 10 during JuneFest. In addition, the Toronto City Hall Towers will be lit dusk till dawn.

Junefest Awareness Event

Monday, June 10, 2019
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Nathan Phillips Square
100 Queen St. W
Toronto, ON

The “JT Award” recognizes significant contributions to the Canadian deafblind community by a deserving individual, consumer group or service provider who has demonstrated excellence in at least one of the categories of: Awareness to the disability of deafblindness, expansion to available services and programs and ensured consumer Involvement at all levels.

Joyce Thompson received the first and only JuneFest Award of Excellence in 2010. Starting in 2011 the award was re-named the JT Award in Joyce’s honour.

2018 – Warren Wakefield
2017 – Megan McHugh
2016 – Cindy Accardi
2015 – Roxanna Spruyt-Rocks
2014 – Joan Mactavish
2013 – Eddy Morton
2012 – Elio Riggillo
2011 – Jane Sayer

Contact Us

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Canadian Helen Keller Centre
Junefest Committee
101-422 Willowdale Avenue
North York, Ontario
M2N 5B1

(416) 730-9501 voice
(416) 730-9187 tty
(416) 730-1350 fax


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