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CERB and EI changes: What employers and workers need to know

Source: Borden Ladner Gervail LLP, August 31,2020 On August 20, 2020, the federal government announced its transition from the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) to a simplified Employment Insurance (EI) program to provide income support to those unable to work due to COVID-19. In addition to simplifying

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Statement by the Honourable Carla Qualtrough on World Youth Skills Day

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GATINEAU, QC, July 15, 2020 /CNW/ – The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, today issued the following statement on World Youth Skills Day: “Young people today are one of the most engaged and connected generations the world has ever seen. In the

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Help Create Our First Accessibility Standards

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Accessibility Standards Canada Accessibility Standards Canada creates and reviews standards that apply to: the federal government federally regulated entities These standards will aim to prevent, identify and eliminate accessibility barriers. Accessibility standards may also be submitted to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion. She

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Malley Industries receives the Expansion Dieppe’s Business Excellence Award

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A BIG CONGRATULATIONS goes out to our board Chair, Kathy Malley, as Malley Industries has just won the Business Excellence Award for Expansion Dieppe!! June 25, 2020 ‑ Dieppe – Expansion Dieppe is announcing the winners of this year Expansion Dieppe’s Awards Malley Industries received the Business

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Students can earn up to $5,000 this summer for volunteer service

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Eligible students can receive grants of between $1,000 to $5,000, depending on hours completed Kathleen Harris · CBC News · Posted: Jun 25, 2020 8:40 AM ET | Last Updated: June 25 Source:  CBC News The federal government launched a new program today aimed at encouraging students

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Statement by Minister Qualtrough on the anniversary of the Accessible Canada Act

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News provided by Employment and Social Development Canada Jun 21, 2020, 23:28 ET GATINEAU, QC, June 21, 2020 /CNW/ – The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, today issued the following statement: “On June 21, 2019, the Accessible Canada Act received Royal Assent.

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Harnessing Talent Alliance – Upcoming Webinars – June 2020

Please find our upcoming webinars for June 2020 below. Due to their topic in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic, they have been booked on a shorter notice than our regular webinars. Thank you for getting the word out through your networks!   Presenteeism, Psychological Health and Workplace

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Monitoring the CRPD: Your feedback matters / Surveillance du respect de la CDPH : votre opinion compte

(Le français suit l’anglais) We hope this message finds you and your loved ones well. We at CCRW would like to invite you to take part in an important initiative being undertaken by the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC). This initiative is asking all rights holders from

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National disability organizations receive additional funding to support and enhance accessible communications and engagement activities related to the COVID-19 pandemic

News provided by: Employment and Social Development Canada Jun 06, 2020, 12:49 ET GATINEAU, QC, June 6, 2020 /CNW/ – The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized the day-to-day obstacles that persons with disabilities face and the Government of Canada remains dedicated to working with partners across the country

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Find wheelchair accessible places with Google Maps

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May 21, 2020 Google Blog Imagine making plans to go somewhere new, taking the journey to get there and arriving— only to be stuck outside, prevented from sitting with family or being unable to access the restroom. It’s a deeply frustrating experience I’ve had many times since

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