Minister Qualtrough Announces 2019 Investment in RWA

The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility announced the Budget 2019 investment of $12 million to Ready, Willing & Able during National Accessibility Week. We are delighted to continue to support businesses in hiring inclusively – if you are a business interested in creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce, […]

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Federal Budget continues Ready, Willing, and Able Across Canada

For Immediate Release March 19th, 2019 OTTAWA, ON – Federal Budget 2019 commits a $12 million investment to Phase 2 of the Ready, Willing, and Able program (RWA). RWA is a national employment program for persons with intellectual disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The Government of Canada has made a 3-year investment in RWA […]

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RWA Welcomes PepsiCo Canada as a New National Employer Partner

Ready Willing and Able is pleased to announce the establishment of a national employer partnership with PepsiCo Canada. The relationship between PepsiCo and RWA began in 2017 within a limited number of selected locations. The success of this initial relationship has now led to the establishment of the national partnership which will see RWA responding […]

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Worktopia & Ready, Willing and Able: A National Collaboration

Since the fall of 2014, Ready, Willing and Able has worked with Canadian businesses to build inclusive workplaces that capitalize on the skills and qualifications of people with an intellectual disability or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). A key factor in RWA’s capacity to successfully support businesses in fostering a more inclusive workplace is our commitment […]

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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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