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CCRW Receives funding for Youth the Future programs in New Brunswick

Published January 15, 2015 in the Telegraph Journal By Alan Cochrane   A new federally funded program will help disabled people in Moncton get the training they need to re-enter the workforce, and provide employers with an incentive to hire them full-time. Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe MP Robert Goguen announced

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Stella Young, writer, comedian and disability activist, dies aged 32; tributes flow for ‘passionate advocate’

December 8, 2014, Sydney Australia – Rest in peace, Stella Young. Prominent disability activist, writer and comedian Stella Young has died at the age of 32. A statement from her family said she passed away unexpectedly in Melbourne on Saturday evening. Young was born in Stawell, country

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Talent Untapped: Mining the talent pool of disability.

Talent Untapped – Documentary about employment and persons with disabilities Journalist Anna Karina Tabunar is creating a documentary on employment of persons with disabilities.  “Talent Untapped” was officially launched in Ottawa on December 4, 2014. Ms. Tabunar comments: “People with disabilities form the fastest growing minority group

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Government of Canada Marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Government has introduced numerous initiatives to support persons with disabilities and their families December 3, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Finance Minister Joe Oliver and Minister of State (Finance) Kevin Sorenson today marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and highlighted the Government

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UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities – Sustainable Development: The Promise of Technology

December 3, 2014 – the world    U N I T E D   N A T I O N S                              N A T I O N S   U N I E S    the Secretary-General — MESSAGE ON The International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3

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Minister Bergen launches new call for proposals to help Canadians with disabilities obtain jobs

Organizations invited to apply for funding under reformed Opportunities Fund OTTAWA, Dec. 1, 2014 /CNW/ – Today, the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, addressed the Fifth Annual Forum on Inclusion in Ottawa, just days ahead of International Day of Persons with Disabilities which occurs

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Government of Canada supports jobs and opportunities for youth and Canadians with disabilities in Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN’S, Nov. 28, 2014  /CNW/ – The Government of Canada is helping 70 youth and Canadians with disabilities develop the skills and experience they need to find jobs. The announcement was made today by Senator Fabian Manning on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State

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BMO Study: Four in 10 Small Business Owners Hiring People With Disabilities

– Thirty-nine per cent of small business owners have hired an employee with a disability, up from 29 per cent in 2013 – Almost 90 per cent of small business owners agree that workplace diversity is an asset but just 36 per cent report having a diversity

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Depression: More Than Just Sadness

Posted originally on MegaHealth at Work on August 22, 2014 Hello There. My name is Robyn and I’m a physiotherapy student, fitness instructor, wife, daughter, climber, and occasional health blogger! I’ve been asked to write an article on depression by a friend who is very involved in

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Lindsay teacher credits community for impacting his recovery

Paralyzed by meningoencephalitis, Matthew Kuiken, 30, appreciates amount of accessible Lindsay businesses and services Originally published on on July 3, 2014 (LINDSAY) Sometimes, geography is an important part of healing. Just ask Matthew Kuiken who is working his way back to what he hopes is “normal”

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