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  • Workplace Essential Skills Partnership (WESP)
    Workplace Essential Skills Partnership (WESP) is a FREE dynamic cross-disability employment program for professionals and post-secondary graduates with disabilities operating under the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW) - a national not for profit organization dedicated to providing equitable and meaningful employment for...
  • Disabling Poverty/Enabling Citizenship (CURA)
    The Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) is engaged in a unique research alliance, focusing on poverty and people with disabilities. For five years, legal researcher Yvonne Peters, CCD, and Dr. Michael J. Prince, University of Victoria, Principal Investigators for this strategic initiative, has led a team of disability community...
  • Minister Bergen highlights her new responsibilities for disability-related programs
    July 25, 2014, Whitby, Ontario —The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development) and Member of Parliament for Portage-Lisgar today travelled to Whitby, Ontario to tour the Abilities Centre, a 125,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility that offers sports, fitness, arts and life skills programming, as well as...
  • Sad news: The passing of Christine Nieder
    It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Christine Nieder, a member of the National Educational Association of Disabled Students' (NEADS) board of directors and our National Graduate Experience Taskforce. Christine passed away earlier this week in Vancouver. Christine was a member of the NEADS Board since January 2012, was...
  • New resources to help Ontario universities make science labs accessible to students with disabilities
    (Toronto - June 24, 2014) - A new report has been released by the Council of Ontario Universities (COU) on how to break down barriers and make labs accessible to students with disabilities who are pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Students with disabilities are not well represented in science...
  • Introducing The Accessibility For Manitobans Act - Accessibility For All Manitobans
    The Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) became law December 5, 2013. Under this landmark legislation, the Manitoba government will develop mandatory accessibility standards. Each standard will address barriers for Manitobans in key areas of daily living. Standards will apply to Manitoba’s private and public sector organizations. The...
  • Call for Presentations and Information/Vendor Booths - Accessible-AT 2014, Saskatoon
    Disability Services for Students at the University of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce an exciting new conference! Accessible-AT 2014 October 27-28 University of Saskatchewan, Convocation Hall, Peter MacKinnon Building, 105 Administration Place, City of Saskatoon. This conference is open to everyone at no cost. Presentations will...
  • 2014 CNIB National Braille Conference - BRAILLE + Call for Proposals
    The Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) will be holding its 2014 National Conference "Braille +" in Toronto in October. Date: October 30th and 31st, 2014 Location: Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto, 475 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4Y 1X7 Toronto, Ontario Call for Papers CNIB invites session proposals for its fall...
  • Joubin/Selig Scholarship 2014
    Deadline: Applications must be received by 5pm, May 5th, 2014. Award announcements will take place in August 2014. Purpose of Scholarship: The Joubin/Selig Fund has established a Scholarship Award at the Toronto Community Foundation to provide financial assistance to post-secondary students in Ontario, with permanent physical (mobility)...
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