During the month of October, ODEN will be adding new resources to this Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) resource section on a regular basis. These resources are available for you to share, download and print. For the latest news and additional content, visit ODEN’s social media channels.
When social sharing DEAM news, stories and photographs, be sure to use the #DEAM #EngageTalent hashtags!
ONTARIO RECOGNIZES DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH
On October 4, 2016 The Honourable Tracy MacCharles, Minister Responsible for Accessibility, recognized October as Disability Employment Awareness Month in Ontario in her statement to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.
DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH POSTER
There is a strong business case for enhancing business performance through innovative labour solutions. Each week during October’s Disability Employment Awareness Month, ODEN will be sharing the stories of successful employers who hire persons with disabilities as an integral element of their business strategy as part of the Employer Series.
Steve Sharpe, Owner, Sharpe’s Food Market
Joe Hoffer, Partner, Cohen Highly LLP
Sean Callaghan, General Manager, Sodexo Canada Corporate Division
Mark Wafer, Owner Six Tim Hortons Locations
To view all videos from Disability Employment Awareness Month, including cash mobs at Tim Horton’s in Sarnia, Vos Independent Grocer in Port Perry and The Works Barrhaven in Ottawa, visit ODEN’s YouTube Channel.