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Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

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December 3, 2021 Ottawa, Ontario The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities: “Today, on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we join people from across Canada and around the world to celebrate the contributions of

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Nova Scotia Employment Standard Development Committee

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The Employment Standard Development Committee helps the Accessibility Advisory Board make recommendations to the Minister of Justice on a proposed standard for preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in employment. Nova Scotia, Dec. 3, 2021 The goal of the employment standard is to make sure that persons

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Ontario Expanding Employment Supports for Postsecondary Students with Disabilities

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$3 million investment over three years will help build a skilled and inclusive workforce December 03, 2021 Colleges and Universities OTTAWA – The Ontario government is investing an additional $3 million over three years in the David C. Onley Initiative to build capacity of postsecondary institutions across

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Minister Qualtrough addresses United Nations Conference

Minister Qualtrough addresses United Nations Conference and shares Canada’s plan for an inclusive recovery. News provided by Employment and Social Development Canada Jun 17, 2021, 12:03 ET GATINEAU, QC, June 17, 2021 /CNW/ – The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected the lives of persons with disabilities in

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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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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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Bradford accessibility champions target local ‘vessels for change’

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The BWG Accessibility Advisory Committee hands out free children’s books at Outdoor Movie Nights to build awareness and acceptance of diversity Published in BradfordToday by Miriam King “You’re Felicia McCan, not Felicia McCan’t!” That’s a telling line from the children’s book, Felicia McCan, by Carolyn MacDiarmid and

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

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

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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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