Tag: National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Filed under Disability Awareness & Confidence, Inclusive Hiring, NDEAM Reading time:   6 min.  | Posted by Dean Askin  October’s a few days behind us now. There’s a winter chill in the air. National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) and our annual NDEAM campaign is over for another year.   Now it’s time to keep the conversation…

A Light It Up! For NDEAM National Disability Employment Awareness Month purple light banner shines on the sidewalks of Elgin Plaza at Red River College Polytechnic in Winnipeg on October 19, 2023. It's shining in front of a campus building.

Dean Askin, Communications Strategist Filed under Disability Awareness & Confidence, Inclusive Hiring Second in a two-part series   In 2021, there’s more awareness, conversation and action on disability-inclusive recruiting and hiring of talent, than ever before. This is a good thing. For job seekers who have a disability; businesses; and the economy alike. Numerous research…

Whitby, ON — This year, the fall colours shining across Canada will be purple and blue, as communities nationwide Light It Up! For NDEAM™ the night of Thursday, October 21 to raise awareness about the importance of making sure disability-inclusive hiring is part of the business conversation about diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). “Light It…

3D Toronto sign lit purple and blue at night. Picture taken at sharp angle.

Dean Askin, filed under Disability Awareness and Confidence, Inclusive Hiring In 2021, we’re at a watershed moment in history: There’s more commitment to, action on and conversation about disability inclusion in the business sector than ever before. There’s a significant “but,” however. In its 2020 The Global Economics of Disability report, Toronto-based The Return on…

Inclusion write on a sticky note isolated on Office Desk

Toronto, ON — Mayor John Tory has proclaimed October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month in Toronto for the third year in a row, helping to keep the conversation about disability inclusion in business and employment going at a challenging point in time for both local businesses and employment service providers. “There’s more awareness of,…

A document image. A Toronto Mayoral Proclamation of National Disability Employment Awareness Month in the City of Toronto.