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Disability and Work in Canada

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

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Academic accommodation: New OHRC inquiry report on systemic barriers for post-secondary students with mental health disabilities

The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released With learning in mind, a new inquiry report that describes systemic barriers that students with mental health disabilities experience in post-secondary schools. It also outlines the changes the OHRC called for in college and university policies and programs, and the

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Accessible Customer Service Training

The Accessibility Experts Ltd. are coming to OWIP! Click the link below for more information on this training opportunity: Accessible Customer Service Staff Training This training is available to all OWIP clients but space is limited. Please register with Maddie or Kiah at 289 222 2279. Certificates

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Government of Canada provides support for Toronto youth – Breaking down barriers for youth, including those with disabilities

TORONTO, April 25, 2017 /CNW/ – Building a strong middle class means giving Canada’s youth the tools they need to find and keep good jobs. That’s why today, Rob Oliphant, Member of Parliament for Don Valley West, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce

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Only half of disabled Canadians have a full or part-time job: CIBC poll

Young hip woman in a wheelchair at her desk with several computer open in front of her.

Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, January 17, 2017 4:50AM EST on CTVNews.ca TORONTO — A new poll suggests that employment conditions remain dismal for Canadians with disabilities. The survey commissioned by CIBC and conducted by Angus Reid found that only half of respondents living with

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The 2016 Better Workplace Conference: Making a Difference Through Transformation

Join The Better Workplace Conference’s 20th anniversary celebration as thought leaders and experts come together to discuss how we can enact change in the coming years to ensure that tomorrow’s workplace is better than today’s, employees are healthy and productive, and that individuals are resilient and happier

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Disability Supports and Employment Policy

There is no definitive or well-articulated work disability policy in Canada. The primary objective of this study was to explore the issue of access to disability supports and links to paid employment. Click or tap here to read the entire document Disability Supports and Employment Policy

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Righting a Wrong

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently awarded $266,000 in damages to a woman who had accused her former employer of mocking and abusing her after she lost her hearing.  The court decision, authored by Judge Gloria Epstein and released on June 30, states that management at Applied

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ReelAbilities film fest in Toronto

Cinematic event screens movies made by, or about, people living with disabilities. Filmmaker Jenni Gold looks at the underrepresentation of people with disabilities and deaf people in media and onscreen in her star-packed documentary CinemAbility, which is screening at Toronto’s inaugural ReelAbilities Film Festival that runs Thursday

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A radically different “mobility aid”

On the Alinker you can be upright and actively moving, be at eye-level, have your hands free, have no stress on the lower limbs, sit with good posture, be stable and feel safe. Barbara Alink is a Dutch designer, architect, humanitarian, and inventor of the Alinker.  Barbara

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