New National Employer Partnership confirmed with IBM

  Ready, Willing, and Able (RWA) is pleased to announce the establishment of a national employer partnership with IBM Canada. For several years, RWA and IBM have collaborated at a local level in Nova Scotia. Building on this success, RWA and IBM will now expand their collaboration to other locations across the country. IBM has […]

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Ready, Willing and Able is delighted to recognize The Brick as our newest national employer partner

With an initial focus on meeting staffing needs within its 7 Distribution Centres across the country, the partnership with RWA will assist The Brick in advancing its efforts in workplace diversity and inclusion by leveraging the skills and talents of persons with an intellectual disability or autism spectrum disorder. The Brick is well recognized for […]

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Inclusive Hiring Delivers Great Results for Purolator

For more than 60 years, Purolator has grown to become one of Canada’s leading express package delivery company.  The company’s particular strength lies not only its size and urban reach, but in their development of the most extensive rural delivery route for any Canadian courier company.  The result is a company that strives to ensure […]

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For PepsiCo Canada Foods, inclusive hiring is successful!

PepsiCo Canada employs nearly 11,000 Canadians and is organized into two business units – PepsiCo Beverages Canada and PepsiCo Foods Canada. PepsiCo is celebrated for its commitment to doing business the right way. As a company, it believes that a commitment to diversity and inclusion is doing business the right way and a guarantee of […]

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Ready Willing and Able Welcomes New National Employer Partner BMO

Ready, Willing and Able is very pleased to announce that BMO Financial Group has become the first financial institution to become a RWA national employer partner. BMO is committed to supporting diverse customers, colleagues, and communities, and in September of this year boldly announced their multi-year diversity strategy – Zero Barriers to Inclusion 2025. Through […]

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COVID-19 Update

In these unprecedented times, we hope that you and yours are staying healthy and safe. During this time, RWA remains active and committed to supporting those businesses that are working with us. While many of our provincial/territorial offices are temporarily closed, the RWA team continues to work remotely to support businesses and our employment agency […]

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RWA is pleased to announce a national partnership with Deloitte

  2020: New Year, New National Partner! Ready, Willing and Able is delighted to recognize Deloitte as our newest national employer partner. RWA has had the opportunity to work with Deloitte since 2014 and is pleased to formalize our work together and expand our support to Deloitte offices across the country. In partnering with RWA, […]

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Public Services and Procurement Canada Opens Doors to Inclusive Hiring

The Government of Canada is committed to building a diverse public service that reflects Canadian society and serves as a model of inclusion for both public and private sector employers. In Halifax, Joe Gnemmi and the team at Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), a federal department that provides key operational support to other federal […]

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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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