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Persons with disabilities

Persons with disabilities faced significant barriers to employment, even before the arrival of the pandemic. The employment rate of working-age Canadians with a disability is much lower than that of the general population, even before the arrival of COVID-19.

Career able: job transitions for Canadians with disabilitiesexternal link icon

Everyone needs career options, including people with disabilities. The Conference Board of Canada, on behalf…
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Enhancing skills among persons with disabilities

Persons with disabilities can enhance their employability by acquiring professional knowledge, skills, and attitudes that…
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VILA: Virtual inclusive learning academy

Adults with physical and cognitive challenges participate in a virtual hub that offers life skills,…
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National Accessibility Resources for Employers (NARE)

This project will create and share resources for employers in disability management on a national…
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Atlantic Autism Supports and Employment Network (AASEN)

Individuals on the autism spectrum connect to job opportunities and local employment supports in Atlantic…
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Workplace Inclusion Charter Expansion

Connect under-utilized talent pools with local employers in Kingston through the implementation of the Workplace…
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Skills Gaps, Underemployment, and Equity of Labour-Market Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities in Canada

While people with disabilities can achieve socially integrated, financially independent lives through secure, well-paid employment,…
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Skills Next Series

The Public Policy Forum, the Diversity Institute, and the Future Skills Centre have joined together…