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Leveraging Community Partners to Connect Employers and Job Seekers

March 14, 2016

Satyamoorthy Kabilan Brad Spencer
Executive Director
PATH Employment Services

I’m Brad Spencer, Executive Director with PATH Employment Services, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with disabilities get jobs. I would like to tell you about how community service providers, such as PATH, can help your business hire people with disabilities. ...

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

February 26, 2016

Anna-Karina Tabuñar (guest author)

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 Anna-Karina herself and several other highly talented individuals with a ...

The Process to Develop an Individual Accommodation Plan

January 20, 2016

Laura McKeen Laura McKeen
Cohen Highley LLP

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. This requirement is found in Section 28 of the Integrated ...

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

December 21, 2015

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Leadership and Human Resources Research

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.

Ontario has set a laudable goal of making the province fully ...

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