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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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Hiring persons with disabilities: So much more than diversity in the workplace

From the Moose Jaw Times-Herald, May 13, 2014 Finding a job is tough for anyone.  A certificate helps, or a diploma or a degree.  Then there is that great attitude, a winning smile, and the willingness to take on challenges; these all help to increase the odds

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Would you like to be on the CCRW Board of Directors?

August 2014 – CCRW is currently searching for new Board of Director members. If you are interested in applying or know of someone who may be interested, please look at our posting: Board Member Posting

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Employers missing out: skilled workers with disabilities being overlooked.

Article from the  July 14, 2014

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Moncton “Walk & Roll” Postponed

June 6, 2014 Dear colleagues, clients and friends Following the events of the past two days and the heroic death of 3 RCMP officers, we have decided to postpone our Disability Awareness Week Walk & Roll.  We will reschedule it within the next few weeks and will

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Canada has a large pool of eager and available workers: The disabled

MICHAEL PRINCE Contributed to The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, May. 07 2014, 8:47 AM EDT Michael J. Prince is Lansdowne Professor of Social Policy at the University of Victoria Employment and Social Development Minister Jason Kenney has challenged Canadian employers to do better in training and

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2014 Mental Health Week

Message from Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston,Governor General of Canada, and Mrs. Sharon Johnston on the Occasion of Mental Health Week Ottawa— Mental illness is one of the most complex and pressing health issues we are facing today. Depression, anxiety, mood disorders and addictive disorders

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Governments of Canada and British Columbia announce agreement to help British Columbians with disabilities get jobs

April 25, 2014 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Employment and Social Development Canada The governments of Canada and British Columbia have reached an agreement that will help British Columbians with disabilities gain the skills and experience they need to get jobs. The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of

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Toronto introduces Internet and Phone voting for fall elections.

News Release April 24, 2014 Toronto’s 2014 municipal election to offer internet and telephone voting for people with disabilities At its February meeting, Toronto City Council approved internet and telephone voting for persons with disabilities for the 2014 municipal election and awarded the contract to Scytl Canada

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Hiring people with disabilities

David Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, makes the business case for hiring people with disabilities February 27, 2014 – CBC The Lang and O’Leary Exchange David Onley talks very frankly about the real facts about hiring persons with disabilities and why it makes sense for businesses to

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