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Disability and Work in Canada

November 27, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - November 29, 2017 @ 3:00 PM EST

$250

National Conference – DISABILITY AND WORK IN CANADA

Successes and Challenges of Canada’s First 150 Years
Developing a Vision and Strategy for the Future

Ottawa – November 27, 28 & 29, 2017

Objectives

• Review and celebrate progress to date on opening the world of work to persons with disabilities and injured workers
• Identify key current challenges and opportunities
• Develop a vision and strategy for the future
• Strengthen collaboration and networks in support of the strategy
• Launch a book of Canadian working stories about persons with disabilities

Preliminary Agenda

Monday Nov 27, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
• Reception and informal discussions

Tuesday Nov 28, 8:00am – 5:00pm
• Celebrating Canada’s accomplishments
• Presentations on where we are today
• Best practices from workplace champions
• Lived experiences of persons with disabilities and injured workers

Wednesday Nov 29, 9:00am – 3:00pm
• Proposal for a national strategy
• Short-term action steps and networks

Who should attend…persons with disabilities and injured worker representatives; labour and employer stakeholders; disability organizations; federal, provincial and municipal government representatives; health professionals; and researchers.

 

Ontario Network of Injured Workers Groups  Centre for Research on Work Disability PolicyCCRW logo

Details

Start:
November 27, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
End:
November 29, 2017 @ 3:00 PM
Cost:
$250
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Organizers

Ontario Network of INjured Workers Groups
Inclusion NL
Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy
CCRW

Venue

National War Museum
1 Vimy Place
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M8 Canada
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Phone:
1-800-555-5621
Website:
http://www.warmuseum.ca

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