Persons with Disabilities
ROI ~ Return On Inclusion Conference Plenary Regarding the Accessibility Act
The Honorable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sports and Persons with Disabilities, spoke to the delegation providing an overview of the Accessibility Act and results of the consultations thus far. The Honorable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sports and Persons with Disabilities, spoke to the delegation providing an overview of the Canadians with Disabilities Act and results of the national consultations thus far. Following the presentation by Minister Qualtrough delegates from across the country discussed guiding questions the Minister provided and the resulting data was added to the existing national consultation data for the Minister's committee to review.
The questions are below and responses can be seen by clicking each link.
- What are some methods we can utilize to best inform employers about the benefits of hiring people with disabilities? Is there something that can be done at a National level?
- What are some if the reasons people with disabilities are not being hired? What will it take?
- What can be done to improve employment outcomes for youth transitioning from school to adult life?
- Other comments for Minister Qualtrough to consider as she prepares the Canadians Accessibility Act