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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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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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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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#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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Recommendations for the Government of Canada Relating to COVID and People with Disabilities

It is imperative that the Government of Canada urgently address the unique vulnerabilities of people with disabilities and their families during the COVID-19 crisis. People with disabilities represent 22% of the Canadian population. Many are at extreme risk and require additional support to ensure their health and

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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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Ontario Moving Ahead with the Reform of Employment Services

February 14, 2020 10:00 A.M. Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development Ontario’s Government is moving ahead with the reform of the employment services system by introducing new Service System Managers in three prototype regions across Ontario. This approach will: Create an efficient employment service to meet

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