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COVID-19 Disability Advisory Group will continue to help guide Government action on disability inclusion

From: Employment and Social Development Canada News release December 4, 2020              Gatineau, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the long-standing barriers Canadians with disabilities have faced for decades. Since the start of the pandemic, many have faced higher costs in accessing food,

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Accessibility Standards Canada Annual Report 2020

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Together towards an accessible Canada Our first annual report was tabled in Parliament on October 7, 2020 The report tells the story of our first year in existence, explaining how we were created and what we achieved. It also highlights our plans moving forward. The report is

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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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Statement by the Honourable Carla Qualtrough on World Youth Skills Day

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GATINEAU, QC, July 15, 2020 /CNW/ – The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, today issued the following statement on World Youth Skills Day: “Young people today are one of the most engaged and connected generations the world has ever seen. In the

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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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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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