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Webinar: Student With Episodic Disabilities in Canada: What You Need to Know!

23/03/2017
Disclosure ~ Accommodations ~ Information

The period of early adulthood is often stressful and fraught with issues related to living away from home for the first time.

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No One Owns Invisible Disabilities

20/03/2017

in late 2015 when a group called Invisible Disability Project (IDP) applied for a trademark on its name.


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Life Expectancy Rising, Chronic Diseases Impairing Health: Study

20/03/2017

Globally, people’s health is improving and life expectancy is rising, but progress is far from universal with chronic diseases bringing long-term illness and causing seven out of 10 deaths, according to research published on Thursday.


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Exploring employees’ experience with mental health issues

20/03/2017

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/workplace-award/exploring-employees-experience-with-mental-health-issues/article34237902/


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How universities are helping students with ‘invisible’ disabilities

17/03/2017

Schools are racing to figure out how to use accommodations to handle the wave of students who are grappling with invisible disabilities


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Woman with ‘invisible’ disability hassled for using handicap parking: ‘I was between hurt and furious’

17/03/2017

http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/woman-with-invisible-disability-hassled-for-using-handicap-parking-i-was-between-hurt-and-furious


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Counting your spoons with an invisible illness

17/03/2017

There’s a great article on the internet about this thing called Spoon Theory by Christine Miserandino. Now imagine you were handed a fistful of spoons.


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Employees with disabilities can have a positive impact on profitability

08/09/2016
Mark Wafer, a longtime Tim Hortons franchise owner, makes a case for hiring people with disabilities.
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Accommodating Episodic Disabilities: A guide to dealing with chronic and recurring health conditions

08/09/2016
This Human Rights and Labour Law Conference pre-conference event taking place in Ottawa ON will engage with discussion questions that raise important views of episodic disabilities in Canada.
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N.W.T. legal aid's refusal to help human rights complainants 'systematically discriminating'

07/09/2016
The Northwest Territories Government's legal aid office was wrong to refuse a disabled Yellowknife woman a lawyer to help her argue human rights complaints, an adjudicator has found.
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Canadians with chronic illnesses need more flexible workplace rules

16/10/2015

“Under Canada’s Employment Insurance System, these workers need to make a choice: to be either “in” the workforce, or “out” of the workforce.


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Ground-breaking Report “Leaving Some Behind: What Happens When Workers Get Sick.”

16/10/2015

CWGHR applauds the findings of the recent ground-breaking report “Leaving Some Behind: What Happens When Workers Get Sick.”


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Employment Equality for Canadians with Disabilities

16/10/2015

This presentation by Michael J. Prince Lansdowne Professor of Social Policy at the Faculty of Human and Social Development, University of Victoria highlights a number of recommendations for improving employment outcomes for Canadians with disabilities.


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Working with arthritis considerably easier with workplace support: Study

15/10/2015

This article describes a study that examined the impact of accommodations on workers with arthritis conducted by Monique Gignac of the Institute for Work and Health.


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On the Radar: Changes delayed for people on ODSP who work

16/04/2015
 Paragraph - The Ontario government just announced it's delaying changes to the rules about benefits for people who work while getting income support from Ontario Works (OW) or the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).
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CCRW Receives funding for Youth the Future programs in New Brunswick

16/04/2015
Paragraph - A new federally funded program will help disabled people in Moncton get the training they need to re-enter the workforce, and provide employers with an incentive to hire them full-time.
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Canada stands tall in global fight against depression

16/04/2015
oined by more than 200 international policy makers, senior business leaders, academics and patient advocates, a contingent of Canadians recently took part in The Economist’s world summit, The Global Crisis of Depression: 
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People With 'Invisible Disabilities' Fight For Understanding

15/04/2015
Paragraph - People who live with "invisible" disabilities face particular challenges in the workplace and in their communities. In employment disability discrimination charges filed with in the U.S. between 2005 and 2010, the most commonly cited conditions were invisible ones.
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Government of Canada Invests in Financial Planning for Canadians with Disabilities

05/11/2014

The Government of Canada annouces support for a  "Future Planning Tool for Persons with Disabilities."


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The Employers’ Toolkit: Making Ontario Workplaces Accessible to People With Disabilities

18/07/2014
The Conference Board of Canada has developed a toolkit to assist employer's in Ontario with ensuring that their workplace is accessible.
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Policy on preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions

18/07/2014
The Ontario Human Rights Commission has released new guidance that aims to provide user-friendly guidance on how to define, assess, handle and resolve human rights issues related to mental health and addiction disabilities.
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The National Working Positive Coalition

17/07/2014
The National Working Positive Coalition is a US based coalition of individuals living with HIV, service providers, researchers, and advocates who are committed to improving the financial and personal ...
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Mad Pride Week 2014 July 5-14, 2014

02/05/2014
Mad Pride is an arts, culture, and heritage festival created by psychiatric survivors, consumers, mad people, and folks the world has labelled “mentally ill”.
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Mental Health Week

02/05/2014
Since 1951, CMHA has been using Mental Health Week (MHW) to raise awareness of mental illness in Canada.
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New Toolkit- Diversity through Inclusive Practice: An Evolving Toolkit for Creating Inclusive Processes, Spaces & Events

02/05/2014
In collaboration with FemNorthNet and the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW) , the Disabled Women’s Network of Canada is launching a new toolkit meant to assist individuals and organizations with planning and carrying out inclusive processes and events.
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CCRW & OD Consulting – Summer AODA Workshop Series

02/05/2014
A new workshop series for large and small private sector organizations on the AODA as it applies to them.
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Future of Work Summit 2014: Developing People and Transforming Organizations for the 21st Century

30/04/2014
A Conference Board of Canada summit that looks at trends in workforce development in order to help Canadian companies develop innovative workplaces.
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A WIN-WIN PROPOSITION:

20/03/2014

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Understanding the Disability Market

13/03/2014

The Irrefutable Business Case


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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – First Report of Canada

27/02/2014
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities – First Report of Canada
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Accommodation is a Challenging Issue for Employers, Employees and Human Rights Commissions

20/02/2014
Accommodation is a Challenging Issue for Employers, Employees and Human Rights Commissions
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Canadian Survey on Disability 2012

20/02/2014
Canadian Survey on Disability 2012
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MP's motion wins all-party support

20/02/2014
MP's motion wins all-party support
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Getting and Keeping a Job - What makes a difference pamphlet

20/02/2014
Getting and Keeping a Job - What makes a difference pamphlet
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White Paper on Increasing Accessibility for People with Disabilities in BC

04/02/2014
White Paper on Increasing Accessibility for People with Disabilities in BC
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Making People Count Webinar: Competing Rights at Work

28/01/2014

Making People Count Webinar: Competing Rights at Work

Thursday January 30, 1:00 to 2:00 PM
 

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Complete our short survey!

24/01/2014
Complete our short survey!
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A patchwork quilt: Income security for Canadians with disabilities

22/01/2014

A patchwork quilt: Income security for Canadians with disabilities


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Free Training Workshop for Frontline Managers and Supervisors on Managing Episodic Disabilities

19/12/2013

CWGHR will be hosting a free training workshop for frontline Managers and Supervisors on Managing Episodic Disabilities on Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 at the University of Toronto.


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Harper Government Marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities

11/12/2013

Harper Government Marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities


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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

11/12/2013

International Day of Persons with Disabilities December 3


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Fall 2013 Edition of Abilities Magazine – Getting to Work

11/12/2013
Fall 2013 Edition of Abilities Magazine – Getting to Work
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Free Training Workshop for Frontline Managers and Supervisors on Managing Episodic Disabilities

28/10/2013
CWGHR will be hosting a free training workshop for frontline Managers and Supervisors on Managing Episodic Disabilities on Thursday, November 14th, 2013 ...
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Understanding the Duty to Accommodate

02/04/2013

Understanding the Duty to Accommodate


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People with Disabilities: Getting Beyond Being the Population in Waiting

25/03/2013
People with Disabilities: Getting Beyond Being the Population in Waiting
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JOIN Job Board

25/03/2013
JOIN Job Board
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planat

19/02/2013

Post and search reviews on the accessibility of the places where you eat, shop, work and play.


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Voluntary standard for psychological health and safety in the workplace

19/02/2013
In any given year, one in five people in Canada experiences a mental health problem or illness, with a cost to the economy estimated to be in excess of $50 billion annually.

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Job Opportunities Information Network Career Fair

25/01/2013
Job Opportunities Information Network Career Fair - Toronto & York Region
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Subscribe to Job Alerts

16/01/2013
Job Alerts is a free email service that notifies you of new job postings twice a day. You can update or cancel your job alerts at any time.
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Canadian Abilities Foundation's web site for job seekers

17/10/2012
Canadian Abilities Foundation's web site for job seekers to gain exposure to employers who are committed to diverse work places.
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Government of Canada initiatives help Canadians with disabilities find jobs

08/08/2012

Government of Canada initiatives help Canadians with disabilities find jobs


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Don't look at staff as disabled Think enable

08/08/2012
Don't look at staff as disabled Think enable
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Tip Sheets: Talking About Invisible Disabilities

03/07/2012
Government of Alberta
Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS)
http://alis.alberta.ca/ep/eps/tips/tips.html?EK=7371

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Getting and Keeping a Job--What makes a difference - Call for submissions

03/07/2012

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Overview and Next Steps for an Accessible and Inclusive Society

13/06/2012
 

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Information on the Canadian Association of Professionals with Disabilities

13/06/2012
 
 

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Directory of Disability Organizations in Canada

13/06/2012

Directory of Disability Organizations in Canada


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Joint UNAIDS, ILO, ITUC press release:

30/04/2012
 


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Constitutional Equality Rights: People with Disabilities Still Celebrating 30 Years Later

18/04/2012
April 17, 1982 signalled a new era beginning for Canadians with disabilities, as Canada’s new Constitution came into force.
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Rise Asset Development (Ontario only)

18/04/2012
Rise, with the support of the Rotman School of Management and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), provides microfinancing and mentorship to men and women living with mental illness and addictions who are interested in pursuing self-employment.
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Workplace accommodation: Let's think beyond duty

02/04/2012
Ottawa, Ontario, March 27, 2012─The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada’s Minister of Labour, shared her thoughts on how Canada’s Labour Code can help address workplace accommodation in ...
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CWGHR's blog on episodic disabilities

09/02/2012

Check out the Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation (CWGHR) blog on episodic disabilities. For more information on the blog see http://www.abilities.ca/.


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Business Takes Action

08/02/2012
Nominate an employer champion today who currently hires persons with disabilities to demonstrate how an inclusive workplace can improve productivity, add value, increase employee satisfaction and reduce administrative costs.

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Free public Legal Education Workshops in March - April 2012

08/02/2012
Click here for information on free public Legal Education Workshops in March - April 2012 in Toronto.

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CCRW Youth Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities 2012

08/02/2012
CCRW Youth Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities 2012, to assist high school students with disabilities in their pursuit for post-secondary education and training.

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New EDEN Website Launched!

23/01/2012
Read about how we’ve improved EDEN to make it easier to use and give users more of what they asked for.

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DVDs available on HIV and employment!

29/10/2011
CWGHR recently hosted workshops on HIV and employment in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg and St. John’s. DVDs for the Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver workshops are now available.

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Canada Ratifies United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

28/10/2011
“Canada is committed to promoting and protecting the rights of persons with disabilities and enabling their full participation in society,”

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