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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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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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Disability Community presents the Liberal Government with Mandate Letters and a Speech from the Throne focusing on the most pressing issues for persons with disabilities in Canada

Disability Community presents the Liberal Government with Mandate Letters and a Speech from the Throne focusing on the most pressing issues for persons with disabilities in Canada For immediate release November 25th, 2021 Toronto, ON – A coalition of over 25 disability organizations delivered the new Liberal

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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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Statement by Minister Qualtrough on Canada’s Disability-Inclusive approach to its COVID-19 pandemic response.

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Statement April 10, 2020              Gatineau, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, today issued the following statement: “From the onset of the outbreak of COVID-19, the Government of Canada has taken significant steps to curb the

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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.

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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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Canada’s first federal accessibility legislation receives Royal Assent

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June 21, 2019              Ottawa, Ontario              Employment and Social Development Canada OTTAWA, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ – Every Canadian deserves the opportunity to participate fully in their community and workplace, and to have an equal chance at success. The Government of Canada developed the Accessible Canada Act to remove

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Government of Canada to provide more support to Canadians with visual impairments and print disabilities

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May 7, 2019              Ottawa, Ontario              Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, attended a Parliamentary Reception in honour of Vision Health Month, hosted by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB). During the event, Minister

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