Persons with Disabilities
Increasing the economic and social inclusion of persons with disabilities requires a joint effort on the part of governments, businesses, educational institutions, community agencies, and individuals and their families. There are many federal programs that support persons with disabilities in obtaining employment opportunities.
Click through the individual initiatives listed below to learn more about what is in the Economic Action Plan for you.
Are you looking for employment, maybe considering a move? Matching workers with available jobs is critical to improving quality of life as well as supporting economic growth and prosperity.
The Enabling Accessibility Fund assists with the capital costs of construction and renovation projects to help Canadians with disabilities participate in and contribute to their communities.
Economic Action Plan 2014 proposes to connect persons with developmental disabilities with jobs by providing $15 million over three years to the Ready, Willing & Able initiative of the Canadian Association for Community Living.
Economic Action Plan 2013 announced that the Government will introduce a new generation of Labour Market Agreements for Persons with Disabilities by 2014 with an investment of $222 million per year.