Government of New Brunswick

As part of Disability Awareness Week (DAW) 2017’s contest, you and invited to fill in the blanks of our paragraphs on disabilities. During the week of May 28th – June 3rd, we will release different paragraphs with blanks for you to fill in with your individualized answers. They will each be released separately and each paragraph will have a different winner. Prizes will be pre-paid credit cards of various amounts.

Paragraphs will be released on social media, as well as on the PCSDP website. You can submit your completed paragraphs by email to or via Facebook.

Only one submission per person please.

All submissions are eligible to be used anonymously in a social media series for the Premier’s Council on the Status of Disabled Persons at a later date.

Week # 4
Deadline Date - June 7, 2017

Winner - Lisa Jones, Fredericton

In the last thirty years we have seen significant progress made in addressing social and economic _______ faced by persons with disabilities.  We must not lose focus and ________ backwards but instead keep raising _______ higher. 

Week # 3
Deadline Date - May 30, 2017

Winner - Dr. Rebecca Mills, Fredericton

Work place research by employers reveals that employees with disabilities have (lower, higher, about the same -choose one of the three) level of productivity as employees without disabilities.  And workers with a disability bring additional ________ into the workplace, which is positive for a work place culture.

Week # 2
Deadline Date - May 23, 2017

Winner - Pearl Parsons of Miramichi

Achieving full citizenship requires that we build a ________ where all citizens, including those with a ___________, can fully participate in all of the opportunities available to all other citizens.

Week # 1
Deadline Date - May 16, 2017

Ramps, automatic door openers, widened doorways, and wheelchair accessible washrooms are _____________ that make the employer’s workplace more accessible for employees with disabilities. Clients and customers like parents with baby strollers and people making deliveries also enjoy the comforts of an _____________ environment.