Meet Our Members

Meet Our Members profiles new and existing member organizations highlighting the talent that they regularly recruit for or the job seekers whom they support. It acts as a knowledge exchange resource as well as demonstrating how EARN members champion accessible and inclusive workplaces.

Employers

Accenture is committed to an inclusive environment for persons with disabilities as an integral part of their global inclusion and diversity strategy.
To read more: Accenture

Algonquin College is proud to be the first college in Ontario to endorse equity, diversity and inclusion policies.
To read more: Algonquin College

BuildAble is a unique company of health care and construction professionals who make accessible home and business spaces to meet their clients’ needs.
To read more: BuildAble

With over 16,000 workers, the City of Ottawa is one of the largest employers in our community.
To read more: City of Ottawa

Enterprise Holdings is known for valuing people and putting the customer first.
To read more:  Enterprise Holdings

Michael Lifshitz, Founder of Illumabilities, tells us how he started his own company, pursues comedy, and how he wants to nurture future entrepreneurs with disabilities.
To read more: Illumabilities

With a vision to provide each patient with world class care, The Ottawa Hospital is one of Canada’s largest research and teaching hospitals.
To read more: The Ottawa Hospital

Service Providers

Helping employers have open dialogue around accommodating employees with disabilities and bringing solutions to these discussions are what the John Howard Society of Ottawa’s Arches Supportive Employment Services aims to do.
To read more:  Arches Supportive Employment Services

March of Dimes Canada believes it’s important to communicate the message that their employment services are there to help both employers and jobseekers.
To read more: March of Dimes Canada

Indigenous women with disabilities face many barriers to employment.
To read more: Minwaashin Lodge

The key to helping people with disabilities succeed in the workforce is to keep the lines of communication open between employers and employees.
To read more: Neil Squire

Stakeholders

The David C. Onley Initiative for Employment and Enterprise Development is a collaborative applied research initiative amongst the four post-secondary schools in Ottawa, looking at how to reduce the employment gap and increase employment readiness for students and graduates with disabilities.
To read more: David C. Onley Initiative