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International Day of Persons with Disabilities – Event in Toronto

December 3, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

You are cordially invited to come to this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities event in Toronto focused on employment. This is Goal 5 of United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals, on decent work and economic growth.

Elected representatives from all three levels of government are invited to come and speak on government employment initiatives, as well as persons with disabilities to share their employment success stories. Employment agencies are also invited to come and network with job seekers.

Please RSVP by voicemail at 647-947-9022 and email at aebctoronto@gmail.com

Program:

2:00 – 2:10 Welcome
2:10 – 2:40 Government Speeches (Minister MacCharles and Councillor Wong-Tam)
2:40 – 3:10 Panel Presentation: Employment Success Stories from Diverse Disability Groups
3:10 – 3:40 Question and Answer Period
3:40 – 4:20 Networking with Employment Agencies

Refreshments, attendant care and ASL will be provided.

Collaborating in the planning of this event are:
Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (www.blindcanadians.ca)
Canadian Hearing Society (www.chs.ca)
Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (www.cilt.ca)
CNIB (www.cnib.ca)
Magnet (www.magnet.today)
National Educational Association of Disabled Students (www.neads.ca)

Details

Date:
December 3, 2016
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Website:
http://bellwoodscentres.org/international-day-of-persons-with-disabilities-december-3-2016-event/

Venue

Metro Hall
55 John Street
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3C6 Canada
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