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Government of Ontario Recognizes Disability Employment Awareness Month

From left to right: Joe Dale, Executive Director ODEN; Diana McCauley, Member of ODEN Board of Directors; The Honourable Tracy MacCharles, Minister Responsible for Accessibilty Goverment of Ontario.

On October 4, 2016 The Honourable Tracy MacCharles, Minister Responsible for Accessibility, recognized Disability Employment Awareness Month in Ontario in her statement to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Ontario Disability Employment Network (ODEN) applauds Minister MacCharles and the Government of Ontario for their commitment to inclusive employment. From left to right: Joe Dale, Executive Director, […]

ODEN Recognizes Disability Employment Awareness Month

Ensuring workplaces welcome the talents of all people, including persons with disabilities, is a critical part of our efforts to build an inclusive community and strong economy. In this spirit, the Ontario Disability Employment Network will be recognizing Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) this October to raise employer awareness of this talent pool and celebrate […]

ODEN Excited to Announce Addition of Lisa Bondy to the Team

We are thrilled to announce Lisa Bondy has joined the Ontario Disability Employment Network and its Centre for Excellence team as our Communications Strategist. Lisa has won awards on behalf of her clients in both the nonprofit and business sectors, and she brings her in-depth knowledge and unique skill set to ODEN as a consultant […]

2016 – 2017 Membership Now Available!

Don’t forget . . . join or renew your membership with┬áthe Ontario Disability Employment Network today! WHY BE A MEMBER? Member-driven organization comprised of a diverse range of employment service providers that support all disability groups. Knowing your voice counts Network, information and resource sharing Gain specialized access to resources on odenetwork.com We engage the […]

Mayor Bradley’s Provincial Challenge, will it be answered?

Over the past month the Toronto Star has posted a series of articles related to the subject of closing sheltered workshops for persons with a disability in Ontario. The subject has seen its share of media attention moving from newspaper articles, to social media, to the busy streets of downtown Parry Sound. The message has […]