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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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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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The Accessible Canada Act, increasing access and inclusion to create prosperity for Canada with Disabilities

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For Immediate Release, June 22, 2018 CCRW joins Canada’s disability community in welcoming Wednesday’s tabling of the Federal Accessibility Legislation, by Minister of Sport & Persons with Disabilities, the Hon. Kirsty Duncan.  The legislation was a key election promise in the 2015 election and since then Canadians

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Wyatt’s CCRW Experience

“After I moved to St. John’s, I was really struggling a bit with anxiety and wondering who I was now, as an adult. Sometimes you can’t really trust your own instincts when your mental health kind of spirals off a bit. CCRW was the leverage I needed

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Congratulations Kelsey

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A great day for Kelsey and the CCRW Kitchener/Waterloo Partners Program site “Today we had an unexpected client visitor who could not contain her excitement at the KW site office, and neither could we! This week Kelsey not only completed her First Aid and CPR certificate, but

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Press Release : OTEC and CCRW present The Business Includes Abilities Showcase In Toronto March 23, 2018!

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OTEC and CCRW present The Business Includes Abilities Showcase In Toronto March 23, 2018! OTEC is proud to partner with the Discover Ability Network and the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW) OTEC (Ontario Tourism Education Corporation) and CCRW are proud to announce the Business Includes

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Katie’s Creative Career

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March 2018 Thank you CCRW  – Katie “The CCRW program helped me figure out what I was good at and what I wanted to do as a career. Many people who know me would say that I am good at writing and I am very creative. The

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