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Five Reasons to Use an Employment Coach: A Guide for Job Seekers with Disabilities 
March 4, 2024

Five Reasons to Use an Employment Coach: A Guide for Job Seekers with Disabilities 

Introduction  Have you ever felt loss in your job search or like it wasn’t going how you wanted to? Many people, not only job seekers ..
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CCRW Aids Candidate in Entrepreneurial Success
March 1, 2024

CCRW Aids Candidate in Entrepreneurial Success

Sinead’s Story   Sinead Sprigg, the founder of She Sails Vancouver, has turned adversity into opportunity by launching a sailing school with a powerful mission. A ..
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How VR is Transforming the Way We Train Job Seekers with Disabilities
February 14, 2024

How VR is Transforming the Way We Train Job Seekers with Disabilities

Virtual reality (VR) is changing the way we learn and work in our high-tech economy. It has many applications across different fields and levels of ..
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How to Prepare for an Interview in 2024: Tips for Job Seekers with Disabilities
February 8, 2024

How to Prepare for an Interview in 2024: Tips for Job Seekers with Disabilities

Introduction  Have you ever felt nervous or anxious before a job interview? If you are a job seeker with a disability, you may have experienced ..
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CCRW Achieves Consultative Status with the UN
January 23, 2024

CCRW Achieves Consultative Status with the UN

We are delighted to share with you some exciting news: CCRW has been granted consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), ..
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Share ideas: Canada Disability Benefit Regulations
November 17, 2023

Share ideas: Canada Disability Benefit Regulations

In the spirit of “Nothing About Us, Without Us”, the Government of Canada is gathering feedback from persons with disabilities from a range of backgrounds ..
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Indigenous Disability Awareness Month  (IDAM)
November 9, 2023

Indigenous Disability Awareness Month (IDAM)

In the spirit of unity and inclusivity, November marks a special occasion for Indigenous communities across Canada as it’s recognized as Indigenous Disability Awareness Month. ..
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Collaboration and Feedback: Enhancing the Draft Standard on Employment
November 8, 2023

Collaboration and Feedback: Enhancing the Draft Standard on Employment

At the heart of any progressive society lies a commitment to inclusivity and the well-being of all its members. The Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and ..
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Participants Needed: For Research on Education to Workforce Transition
November 7, 2023

Participants Needed: For Research on Education to Workforce Transition

We want to hear from you! Fill out our eligibility survey to participate. Postsecondary students with disabilities often experience barriers transitioning into employment and in ..
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CCRW Commemorates Mental Illness Awareness Week with a Commitment to Inclusivity
October 4, 2023

CCRW Commemorates Mental Illness Awareness Week with a Commitment to Inclusivity

As October unfolds, the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW) stands at the forefront of two essential observances: Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) and ..
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CCRW’s Standard on Employment – Summary and Recommendations
September 14, 2023

CCRW’s Standard on Employment – Summary and Recommendations

What is CCRW’s goal? The Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW) exists to support and promote the meaningful, equitable employment of people with disabilities. ..
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Accessibility Standards Canada – Standard on Employment Draft is Here
August 25, 2023

Accessibility Standards Canada – Standard on Employment Draft is Here

We’re excited to announce Accessibility Standards Canada’s “Standard on Employment” draft to facilitate accessibility in the workplace is here. At CCRW, we are proud to ..
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The Power of Requesting Accommodations for a Successful Interview
August 11, 2023

The Power of Requesting Accommodations for a Successful Interview

In today’s competitive job market, landing a dream job requires more than just a stellar resume and an impressive work background. It demands confidence, preparation, ..
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Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP)
July 12, 2023

Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP)

What is the Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP)? Canada’s first-ever Disability Inclusion Action Plan is a blueprint for change to make Canada more inclusive of ..
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Victoria Day – Office Closure
May 18, 2023

Victoria Day – Office Closure

Office Closure Notice In observance of Victoria Day, CCRW’s offices will be closed on Monday, May 22. We take this time to celebrate and honor ..
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Mental Health Awareness Month
May 1, 2023

Mental Health Awareness Month

Defining Terms: Invisible Disability During Mental Health Awareness month, we believe it’s crucial to define the term “invisible disability”, as mental health impairments often fall ..
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Autism Awareness Day: Autism & Employment
April 2, 2023

Autism Awareness Day: Autism & Employment

Autism and Employment    What is Autism?             To honour World Autism Awareness Day, it’s important that we educate ourselves ..
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Trans Day of Visibility – Resources
March 31, 2023

Trans Day of Visibility – Resources

Trans Day of Visibility Resources Why is it important to celebrate International Trans Day of Visibility? Because not only are trans people one of the ..
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International Transgender Day of Visibility
March 31, 2023

International Transgender Day of Visibility

International Transgender Day of Visibility Happy International Transgender Day of Visibility! Today, March 31st, is a day in which we recognize the achievements, the joy, ..
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The Importance of Reading Skills in the Workplace
March 16, 2023

The Importance of Reading Skills in the Workplace

The Importance of Reading Skills in the Workplace Reading skills are important for gaining and retaining employment. From when you begin your job search to ..
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International Women’s Day #EmbraceEquity
March 8, 2023

International Women’s Day #EmbraceEquity

Celebrating International Women’s Day  CCRW is committed to giving women living at the intersections of race, gender, Indigeneity, sexual orientation, and disability equal access to ..
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The Importance of Creativity in the Workplace
February 28, 2023

The Importance of Creativity in the Workplace

An often-overlooked aspect of job searching, barrier removal, and working is the element of creativity. Creativity may not jump out as a crucial skill needed ..
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CCRW Celebrates Black History Month
February 15, 2023

CCRW Celebrates Black History Month

CCRW Celebrates Black History Month In commemoration of Black History Month, CCRW is proud to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black communities across the ..
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CCRW Launches Employment Services for Women
January 13, 2023

CCRW Launches Employment Services for Women

The Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW) is excited to announce the official launch of their Employment Services for Women. Over the summer of ..
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World Braille Day
January 6, 2023

World Braille Day

My name is Kyle, and I am a member of the blind community. I am glad that CCRW is celebrating World Braille Day as its ..
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Saint John Regional Job Fair: “Inclusivity and Opportunity”
December 21, 2022

Saint John Regional Job Fair: “Inclusivity and Opportunity”

The Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work has a multitude of national programs striving to promote meaningful, supportive, and equitable employment opportunities for persons with ..
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CCRW Launches Skills Training Employment Services
December 15, 2022

CCRW Launches Skills Training Employment Services

  The Canadian Council for Rehabilitation (CCRW) is excited to expand our Employment Services to include skills training for job seekers and workers with disabilities. ..
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CCRW in Moncton Celebrates National AccessAbility Week
June 4, 2022

CCRW in Moncton Celebrates National AccessAbility Week

Over 200 individuals participated in Moncton’s annual picnic in the park to celebrate Disability Awareness Week on June 2nd. The annual event organized by local ..
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Empower
May 27, 2022

Empower

CCRW is launching a new program in the coming months to provide and test effective, trauma-informed pre-employment and skills development and wrap-around supports for diversely ..
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National AccessAbility Week
May 26, 2022

National AccessAbility Week

Join us from May 29 to June 4, 2022 for National AccessAbility Week (NAAW) to: celebrate the valuable contributions and leadership of Canadians with disabilities ..
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Press Release: Disability Community presents the Liberal Government with Mandate Letters and a Speech from the Throne focusing on the most pressing issues for persons with disabilities in Canada
November 25, 2021

Press Release: Disability Community presents the Liberal Government with Mandate Letters and a Speech from the Throne focusing on the most pressing issues for persons with disabilities in Canada

For immediate release November 25th, 2021 A coalition of over 25 disability organizations delivered the new Liberal Government recommendations for the most pressing issues that ..
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Helping young Canadians with disabilities learn lasting skills and keep quality jobs
June 2, 2021

Helping young Canadians with disabilities learn lasting skills and keep quality jobs

News provided by Employment and Social Development Canada Jun 01, 2021, 13:55 ET TORONTO, June 1, 2021 /CNW/ – The COVID-19 pandemic has had a ..
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Government of Canada helps employers create accessible and inclusive workplaces for employees with disabilities
March 24, 2021

Government of Canada helps employers create accessible and inclusive workplaces for employees with disabilities

OTTAWA, ON, March 23, 2021 /CNW/ – The Government of Canada remains committed to building a more inclusive and accessible Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic ..
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A Message from CCRW’s President & CEO: COVID 19
March 24, 2020

A Message from CCRW’s President & CEO: COVID 19

At CCRW, we take your business seriously. Whether you are a person with a disability who is looking for a job or wanting to ensure ..
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Press Release: The Accessible Canada Act, increasing access and inclusion to create prosperity for Canada with Disabilities
June 22, 2018

Press Release: The Accessible Canada Act, increasing access and inclusion to create prosperity for Canada with Disabilities

For Immediate Release, June 22, 2018 CCRW joins Canada’s disability community in welcoming Wednesday’s tabling of the Federal Accessibility Legislation, by Minister of Sport & ..
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Ontario Publishes CCRW Books to Encourage Inclusion Among Children
February 20, 2018

Ontario Publishes CCRW Books to Encourage Inclusion Among Children

February 19, 2018 10:00 A.M.  Accessibility Directorate of Ontario Ontario has partnered with the Canadian Council on Rehabilitation and Work (CCRW) to publish an educational ..
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