Increasing Economic Integration for Canadians With Disabilities

Heather Walkus and Michael Prince discuss the integration and success of people with disabilities and Deaf people in the future economy of Canada. They use the ideas of social inclusion, economic security, human rights and social justice to suggest that success is a diverse set of quality of life experiences.  Read the full op-ed by Heather and Michael in The Future Economy.

Reporting the sudden passing of Margot Brunner, Executive Director of Voice of Albertans with Disabilities and beloved CCD Council Member

It is with great sadness that April and I are letting you know about the passing of Margot Brunner, the Executive Director of Voice of Albertans with Disabilities (VAD) and member of the CCD Council.

Margot offered immense knowledge and expertise in a variety of fields. From health care to education and social services, she enabled VAD to offer an elevated level of support to those facing complex societal barriers and push Alberta forward on removing these barriers.

Chairperson's Update June 2023

Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) 47th Annual General Meeting

Election Results

CCD held its Annual General Meeting on June 14.  The following were elected to the CCD Executive Committee:

Job Opportunity The Pathways to Employment Project Job Developer Reports to: Project Manager at NEADS

The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) is hiring a Job Developer, as part of its new “Pathways to Employment” project, in partnership with Canada Post and other non-profits in the accessibility sector. The project is funded by the federal government's “Workplace Opportunities: Removing Barriers to Equity program”, and focuses on:

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