Discover Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities

Wednesday, September 27 - 2017
10:45 am - 1:30 pm

Some of the most successful companies in the world today are those that build diversity into all aspects of their workplace, from recruitment to career development. These businesses know that people with disabilities are an under-represented talent pool and a significant source of new growth. They understand that a diverse workforce leads to increased innovation and productivity, making them more competitive in global markets and emerging sectors.

The Enhancing Profits and Productivity through Hiring People with Disabilities is a networking and professional development opportunity that is free to attend and exclusively for ITAC (Information Technology Association of Canada) member and partner companies. Attend the event for an invaluable opportunity to learn about:

  • The soon to be launched – Discover Ability Network – a social initiative that aims to improve the inclusion of people with disabilities in Ontario’s workplaces as well as support businesses in developing their workforce
  • The Government of Ontario – Access Talent Strategy ­– the Government’s strategy to help people with disabilities find employment
  • Insights from the Hon. David Onley on the business case for hiring people with disabilities

 Date: September 27, 2017
Time: 10:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (lunch included)
Location: Deloitte, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, 22 Adelaide Street West, 2nd floor Registration Desk

If you are unable to attend, please share this invite with a colleague who may be interested in attending the event.


Hon. David C. Onley Former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Special Advisor to the Minister Responsible for Accessibility


Mark Patterson, Executive Director, Magnet Today.   Representative OPS Accessibility and Employment Strategy Division Accessibility Directorate of Ontario

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