BIG IDeA brings together businesses, customers with lived experience of disability and the next generation of business leaders to collaboratively advance accessibility innovation in Ontario and create a culture of accessibility and inclusion.


Learn how to make your business part of an Inclusive Ontario.

  • Get resources and training
  • Get suggestions from customers
  • Get help with accessibility and inclusion challenges
  • Put your business on the Accessibility Map
  • Nominate your business for our Inclusion Showcase


Help businesses to improve your customer experience.

  • Nominate inclusive business practices
  • Give feedback to businesses on their level of inclusion
  • Submit an inclusion challenge for the design challenge event
  • Participate in our design challenges and mapathon

BIG IDeA in Action

See what happens when customers and businesses collaborate and innovate.

We’ll have more news here soon about these BIG IDeA features:

  • Accessible Business Profiles
  • Design Innovation Showcase
  • Mapathons
  • Design Challenges
  • Upcoming Events


The @AbilitiesExpo is coming to Toronto next week! Play adaptive sports, take informative workshops, and discover the latest products and technologies designed for people with disabilities! Visit for more info. #AbilitiesExpo #AbilitiesToronto

Identify the signs of mental health issues early and take action: #BlueMonday

This unprecedented $100 million donation will fuel the #DiscoveryFund – enabling #CAMH to explore big ideas, support young scientists & leverage data. We asked CAMH researchers & scientists what difference they hope to make for #mentalhealth. Here's what they said —

Curious about the distinction between inclusive and universal design? Come join the community mailing list and participate in this chat with @idrc_ocadu Director, @juttatrevira

Happy 2018! New year, new calendar of meetups. Got a fully accessible space and want to host us? Reply, DM, or email


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