Conference Board of Canada

New Research Finds Hiring Disabled Canadians Could Boost Economic Growth

New Research Finds Hiring Disabled Canadians Could Boost Economic Growth

“Wake up, Canada," says Rick Hansen, Founder and CEO of the Rick Hansen Foundation. New research from the Conference Board of Canada suggests that failing to make accessibility for people with disabilities a higher priority for would cost the country billions of dollars in lost economic growth.

 

Council on Inclusive Work Environments

Council on Inclusive Work Environments

The Council on Inclusive Work Environments (CIWE) of the Conference Board of Canada is a network of Canadian organizations, public and private, “that are currently involved in the development, implementation and monitoring of inclusiveness, diversity, talent management and employment equity initiatives.” 

Employers’ Toolkit: Accessible Workplaces

Employers’ Toolkit: Accessible Workplaces

The Conference Board of Canada, in partnership with the Province of Ontario, has developed a toolkit for employers to make their workplaces more accessible to and inclusive of people with disabilities.