Air Canada and Ready, Willing and Able: A Success Story

Air Canada has released an article about their collaborative work with RWA and their rewarding experience in hiring three job seekers through the initiative. The article, which will be featured on Air Canada’s website and in-flight magazine, highlights the positive benefits that inclusive hiring has brought to Air Canada as an employer and touches on […]

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CASDA Leadership Summit Applauds RWA’s Achievements

Cynthia Carrol, Chair of CASDA (Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders Alliance), highlighted Ready, Willing, and Able (RWA) at the 4th annual CASDA Leadership Summit in Ottawa on April 18th, 2018. Cynthia shone a light on RWA’s notable outcomes and achievements within the realm of inclusive employment over the past 3 years, as well as discussing exciting […]

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RWA and Deloitte Partner to Speak about Inclusive Hiring

On April 10th, 2018, Ready, Willing, and Able (RWA) partnered with Deloitte to speak at Sensesation, an event organized by Autism Speaks 2 Young Professionals (AS2YP) on behalf of Autism Speaks Canada. RWA and Deloitte presented on the benefits of inclusive hiring and the exciting work they have collaborated on in regards to inclusive employment! […]

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Ready, Willing and Able Extended Until June 2018

We are pleased to announce that the federal government has extended the Ready, Willing, and Able (RWA) initiative until the end of June 2018. During this extension period, RWA will be putting in a formal proposal for another 3-year project which if approved would enable a ‘RWA Phase 2’ to begin as early as July […]

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Ready, Willing and Able featured on Radio-Canada’s “Entrée principale”

On January 9th, 2018, Ready, Willing, and Able (RWA) was featured on Radio-Canada’s “Entrée principale.” In the episode, Quebec comedian, author, and columnist, Vincent Bolduc, spoke about the business benefits of inclusive hiring and highlighted RWA’s notable success with Quebec employers. For example, since the inception of the initiative in Quebec, 150+ individuals have been […]

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The Ready, Willing and Able Team Comes Together in Ottawa

On November 28th and 29th, 2017, the Ready, Willing and Able team came together in Ottawa for RWA’s annual in-person meeting. Team members from every province and territory in Canada had the opportunity to share success stories and celebrate RWA’s achievements over the past three years. To date, the RWA team has generated an impressive […]

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Ready Willing and Able Participates in Deloitte’s National Impact Day

On October 13th, RWA had the pleasure of participating in Deloitte’s National Impact Day, a celebration of Deloitte’s year-round commitment to local communities. Deloitte’s staff worked closely with RWA teams in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, and Edmonton to organize exciting days filled with mutual learning and capacity-building. RWA had the opportunity to present on its business […]

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