BC Businesses of all sizes – small and large – are challenged in finding and keeping good employees. People with disabilities represent an important employee talent pool that is largely untapped. Hiring inclusively can also improve culture and increase retention. 90% of consumers prefer companies that employ people with disabilities. Embracing an accessible and inclusive workplace is just good business.
Having first joined Canucks Autism Network (CAN) nearly 10 years ago, Sylvain Formo has progressed from participant to volunteer to staff. Recognizing the need for his unique background and expertise, CAN innovated a new position within the program and hired Sylvain as their goalie coach.
Be inspired by short stories and detailed case studies from organizations and individuals who are driving change and realizing the benefits of accessible employment. Learn how organizations rolled out their specific accessibility initiatives – the process, what worked, challenges faced and lessons learned.Learn More