In the News

“Society benefits when all Canadians can fully participate. The proposed accessible Canada act represents the most important federal legislative advancement of disability rights in Canada in over 30 years. Thank you to the many community leaders and advocates who have worked for years and decades to make this happen. With the proposed act now in Parliament, we are one step closer to our goal: to have a truly inclusive and accessible Canada.”

– The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, June 20, 2018

To read more: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/news/2018/06/minister-duncan-introduces-the-proposed-accessible-canada-act.html

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Canadian Association for Supported Employment (CASE) invite interest in a call for proposals for National Community of Practice for Supported Employment practitioners who work with those living with mental illness: https://onlinesurvey.mentalhealthcommission.ca/s3/CoP-Supported-Employment-Call-for-Interest

The Enabling Accessibility Fund has also announced a call for proposals for small component projects that will increase accessibility for people with disabilities in Canadian communities and in workplaces:
https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/enabling-accessibility-fund.html?utm_campaign=EnablingAccessibilityFund&utm_source=EmailBlast&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=en