Success Stories

Shoppers Drug Mart Builds a United and Inclusive Team

A culture of inclusion has always been a top priority at Shoppers Drug Mart in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory. However, one unanswered question remained − if inclusive employment was the ultimate goal, where or how could Shoppers Drug Mart get started? This is where Ready, Willing and Able (RWA) became involved, acting as the mechanism to […]

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Living our Values: Niagara Casinos Embraces Inclusion

Niagara Casinos has strong organizational values and it is these values that formed the foundation for a strategy to implement inclusive hiring.  Julia Tiessen, Senior Human Resources Operations Manager explains, “The return on investment we have experienced through hiring inclusively is a result of the commitment by individuals in our organization that want this program […]

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Healing Hands Landscaping Finds the Perfect Candidate

As a business owner, Suzanne Kenchington of Healing Hands Landscaping, a company that provides design, installation and maintenance services in Burnaby, British Columbia, has worked hard to develop a diverse and hard-working team. With both a personal and professional background of working with individuals with intellectual disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Kenchington knew working […]

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Inclusive Employment IS the “New Norm” for Metro Logistics

Sometimes the only real challenge of making inclusive employment work, is the one employers set themselves – to look beyond preconceptions and see the rewards.  Metro Logistics, a Canadian-owned Logistics Company, (that provides logistics and warehousing services to major retailers and consumer goods manufacturers across Canada and the United States), is just such an employer.  […]

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