Tag: Diversity and Inclusion

Dean Askin, Communications StrategistFiled under In the News, Disability Awareness and Confidence, Inclusive Hiring A new RBC Economics report published July 12 is the latest reinforcement that businesses must access the disability talent pool to remain successful down the road. The report notes some key things in 2021 that are affecting the labour shortage in…

Virtual reality (VR) is mostly known as the realm of gamers. But now — in Ontario, at least — it’s about to burst on the scene in the disability employment sector.

And it’s kind of neat that the employment service provider behind the development of this VR training application, is one of ODEN’s members.

Career Services of Brockville’s Cynthia Sparring and Chad Noonan talk about their vision, and why winning a grant and bringing VR technology to disability employment training is so important.

Close-up of man wearing VR headset, with blurred background of a tradeshow