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Accessibility Standards Canada 2020-2021 annual report: Keeping our focus on an accessible Canada

News provided by Accessibility Standards Canada Jun 21, 2021, 15:56 ET OTTAWA, ON, June 21, 2021 /CNW/ – Accessibility Standards Canada is proud to release its second annual report, which recounts a year that saw real progress in advancing their mandate. The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment,

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Minister Qualtrough addresses United Nations Conference

Minister Qualtrough addresses United Nations Conference and shares Canada’s plan for an inclusive recovery. News provided by Employment and Social Development Canada Jun 17, 2021, 12:03 ET GATINEAU, QC, June 17, 2021 /CNW/ – The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected the lives of persons with disabilities in

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Helping young Canadians with disabilities learn lasting skills and keep quality jobs

News provided by Employment and Social Development Canada Jun 01, 2021, 13:55 ET TORONTO, June 1, 2021 /CNW/ – The COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on all Canadians, and young people—particularly young people with disabilities—have been especially affected. That is why the Government of Canada

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Government of Canada helps employers create accessible and inclusive workplaces for employees with disabilities

OTTAWA, ON, March 23, 2021 /CNW/ – The Government of Canada remains committed to building a more inclusive and accessible Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. One way to strengthen Canada’s workforce and economic recovery is to address the challenges experienced by persons with disabilities in

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CCRW helping those with disabilities find employment

From Moose Jaw Today, October 10, 2020, By Randy Palmer Disability Employment Awareness Month highlights programs and groups working to create more inclusion in today’s workforce. For some people with disabilities trying to find employment, one of the largest barriers can be simply knowing how to go

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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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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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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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Toronto’s Diverse Workforce includes Disability

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February 28, 2020, Toronto.com Did you know that 25 per cent of the working population identifies with having a disability? It is slowly becoming the norm for companies to report that they are an equitable hirer, but the question remains the same: are they really? With the

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Government of Canada invites small businesses to propose innovative solutions leading to alternate technology and improved accessibility

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News provided by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Feb 18, 2020, 15:01 ET Successful solutions will support Canadians with print disabilities and improve the accessibility of digital information OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ – As the single largest purchaser of goods and services within Canada, the

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