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Harnessing Talent

Harnessing Talent: Alliance for Recruiting and Retaining Canadians with Disabilities, is a project funded by Employment and Social Development Canada. The goal for this project is to help employers keep employees with disabilities and chronic health conditions in the workplace.

Additionally, the Harnessing Talent project aims to help industries better use the talented pool of people with disabilities who are seeking employment.

Furthermore project will engage employers via human resources professionals, labour representatives and the government with the goal of helping employers prepare the workplace for the integration of people with disabilities.

We will provide practical tools, educational resources, as well as programs and services to help employers apply evidence-informed best practices in disability management. Activities will focus on provinces and territories represented by participating Chartered Professionals in Human Resource Associations with membership in British Columbia & Yukon, Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

We expect to expand our reach on a national level in the future to better serve Canadians with disabilities.

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