WHEN? WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18th, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.  in New Brunswick

WHERE? CBDC RESTIGOUCHE 41 Water Street Campbellton, New Brunswick In 6 other locations across Canada simultaneously. If you cannot attend: To view or download the live press conference:

Community Business Development Corporation (CBDC) Restigouche would like to invite you to attend a press conference to launch the HIRE for TALENT national awareness campaign. The HIRE for TALENT campaign aims to increase small business awareness and confidence regarding hiring people with disabilities. Spokespersons from the CBDC Restigouche, delivering this national project and representatives national disability organizations will participate in the launch simultaneously from various locations across Canada. For more information contact: Restigouche CBDC Aysleigh Lefurgey Communications Coordinator – HIRE for TALENT (506) 753-3344 1.888.351.3344

About us

The Restigouche CBDC developed the website as part of a project funded by the Government of Canada's Opportunities Fund for Persons with Disabilities. HIRE for TALENT- Building an Inclusive Canadian Workforce is a national project that will deliver a Canada-wide awareness campaign aimed at increasing the confidence of employers when hiring people with disabilities. The awareness campaign also aims to increase employer awareness about how people with disabilities are a talented part of the workforce, and will provide resources to help employers tap into this talent pool during their search for skilled workers. The Restigouche CBDC: This project is delivered by the Restigouche Community Business Development Corporation (CBDC), based in Campbellton, New Brunswick. Part of the Community Futures Network of Canada, the Restigouche CBDC delivers a range of small business support programs, as well as innovative programs and projects in the areas of training, research, HR management and career counselling.

Partnering Networks and Associations: This project is being delivered in close collaboration with over 20 other organizations, including disability networks, service providers and business associations from across Canada. Go to the Partners page for more details. Participation also includes at least one member group per province from the Community Futures Network of Canada – a national network of 268 not-for-profit organizations that provide small business services to people living in rural communities.