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Youth the Future Halifax NS – 7th intake begins!

Youth the Future (YTF)  Halifax NS site begins its 7th intake today. Participants between the ages of 15-30 spend 6 weeks in paid classroom workshop and then 14 weeks in a supportive employment experience – all with the goal to keep that job afterwards! Contact us to

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Campbell: Hiring qualified disabled workers is good for business – and society

photo from Ottawa Citizen of different styles of wheelchairs

Published in the Ottawa Citizen on October 7, 2019 Written by Jeannette Campbell October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month.  It’s the official month every year for celebrating and recognizing workplace contributions of people who have a disability and business successes they help create.  But it is

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Greetings from Walmart!

Kaylee was seeking employment in Kitchener, Ontario when she sought assistance with the CCRW Partners Program. When staff met Kaylee she was a bit timid and shy, disclosing feelings of hopelessness in her job search. Kaylee worked with the CCRW Kitchener staff for several weeks to find

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Youth the Future Scarborough ON and Moncton NB – 7th intake begins!

Youth the Future (YTF) Scarborough ON and Moncton NB sites begin their 7th intake today. Participants between the ages of 15-30 spend 6 weeks in paid classroom workshop and then 14 weeks in a supportive employment experience – all with the goal to keep that job afterwards!

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Halifax Dartmouth organization opens doors for youths with disabilities by focusing on workplace talents

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Youth the Future organized by CCRW Publish in the Toronto Star Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Written by Julia-Simone Rutgers for Star Halifax HALIFAX—An inclusive employment organization in Dartmouth had a lot to celebrate Wednesday as it honoured the achievements of graduates and unveiled accessible picnic benches being

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Next New Sault Ste. Marie grocery store: Grocer 4 Good

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Published on CTV News Northern Ontario, August 19, 2019 by Nicole Di Donato A new grocery store is set to open this fall in Sault Ste. Marie. It will offer marginalized groups some employment skills and support. This includes people with autism, intellectual disabilities, and members of

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People with disabilities are not the damaged goods of the labour force.

Photo of author, Therese Estacion

Published July 31, 2019 in The Yellowknifer by Therese Estacion Pursuing one’s vocational dreams as a person with a disability can be a seriously tough endeavour due to ableism. Ableism is a type of discrimination that is hurled against individuals with disabilities, or differently abled people. It

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Brampton and Oshawa ON – Youth the Future Intake 5 Begins!

Youth the Future (YTF) Halton-Peel and Oshawa sites begin their newest intake today. Participants between the ages of 15-30 spend 6 weeks in paid classroom workshop and then 14 weeks in a supportive employment experience – all with the goal to keep that job afterwards! Contact us

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Organization that supports job opportunities for people with disabilities officially re-opens

Picture of the staff at CCRW office in Moose Jaw

Published in the Moose Jaw Express on May 22, 2019 By Jason G. Antonio, Moose Jaw Express Reporter Erin Boisvert became emotional as she talked about how the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW) has supported her in finding employment that suits her abilities. Boisvert –

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ENABLE OTTAWA 2019 | ACCESSIBLITY AND EMPLOYMENT PARTNERSHIPS IN ACTION

 ENABLE OTTAWA 2019 is a one-day forum that brings together organizations active in the development of innovative solutions to accessibility.  This year’s themes of Technology and Employment will feature organizations that promote and encourage accessibility and employment in a diverse workplace. DISCOVER how advances in engineering, industrial design and

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