Ontario’s proposed changes breaks down barriers that newcomers face when entering the Canadian labour market, but more needs to be done to ensure a clear path moving forward.
The Shaping Accessible Employment Practices Workshop Series can be used to integrate accessibility and inclusion into workplace policies and practices, from recruitment to retirement.
Over the past ten years, the Employment Accessibility Resource Network has helped more than 5,600 people with disabilities find jobs. Reaching this milestone has been a collective effort.
It can no longer be the case that persons with disabilities are so vastly underrepresented in the labour market. United Way’s Employment Accessibility Resource Network is calling on the community to help tackle the issue.
United Way partner, Hot Shoe Productions, offers youth the opportunity to produce videos and stories, empowering them with valuable work experience they otherwise wouldn’t have access to.
Océanne hopes to become a professional singer. With help from Regroupement Autisme Prescott-Russell’s pre-employment and socialization program, her dreams are coming true.