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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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Dieppe Company Designs Protective Shield for Vehicles

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DIEPPE – (May 6, 2020, Huddle)  With physical distancing becoming the new normal, a Dieppe-based company has designed a product for vehicles that will separate drivers from passengers or cargo. Malley Industries is well-known across North America for designing the interiors of ambulances and vans. Composites manager

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Statement by Minister Qualtrough on Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

News provided by Employment and Social Development Canada May 05, 2020, 09:00 ET GATINEAU, QC, May 5, 2020 /CNW/ – The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, today issued the following statement: “Every May, we come together and help raise awareness and

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Statement by Minister Qualtrough on Canada’s Disability-Inclusive approach to its COVID-19 pandemic response.

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Statement April 10, 2020              Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, today issued the following statement: “From the onset of the outbreak of COVID-19, the Government of Canada has taken significant steps to curb the

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#CovidStoryTelling

#CovidStoryTelling Send us your words, photos, art and/or video (or a combination of all!) Feeling the COVID blues?  Feeling isolated? Having trouble getting information? Experiencing accessibility barriers? Working – frontline, from home or not at all? Are you supporting a remote workforce? Unsure about what’s next for

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