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Canada's first national accessibility law tabled in Ottawa

| Jul 05, 2018

Five Good Ideas about shifting the culture of accessibility in the non-profit sector

  • Alf Spencer
| Dec 15, 2017

Millennials with Disabilities: A Large, Invisible Talent Cohort with Innovative Potential

  • Sylvia Ann Hewlett
| Dec 08, 2017

Leveraging Community Partners to Connect Employers and Job Seekers

  • Brad Spencer
| Mar 14, 2016
I’m Brad Spencer, Executive Director with PATH Employment Services, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with disabilities get jobs. Chances are there is an organization like mine providing employment placement services for people with disabilities in your community.

Obstacles Become Allies: Managing With Disability Sharpens Trouble-Shooting Traits

  • Anna-Karina Tabuñar
| Feb 26, 2016
On February 2, 2016, The Conference Board of Canada was pleased to host the Toronto debut of a new documentary film, Talent Untapped, by Ottawa journalist Anna-Karina Tabunar. The film explores the journey of highly talented individuals with a range of disabilities as they navigate their own personal challenges and achievements.

The Process to Develop an Individual Accommodation Plan

  • Laura McKeen
| Jan 20, 2016
As of January 2016, businesses and private sector organizations across Ontario with more than 50 employees are required to develop a written process for developing documented individual accommodation plans (IAPs) for employees with disabilities.

Welcoming People With Disabilities Into Our Corporate Communities Is a Win-Win

  • Ruth Wright
| Dec 21, 2015
Ontario’s new standard requiring large private sector employers to make their workplaces and employment processes more accessible for people with disabilities will come into effect on January 1, 2016.

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