Building the Future: AirGate Bets on Inclusive Hiring

This story is adapted from an original article by Alex Coop which appeared on www.itworldcanada.com on March 5, 2020. Across the country, many jobs go unfilled because individuals with an intellectual disability or on the autism spectrum are not considered as potential candidates.  Despite many steps forward in inclusion, the myth that “it’s understandable” if […]

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Ready, Willing, and Able is very pleased to welcome Worldline as its newest employer partner

Worldline is an international leader in the payments and transactional services industry. Powered by over 20,000 employees in more than 50 countries, Worldline provides its clients with sustainable, trusted, and secure solutions across the payment value chain. Services offered by Worldline in the areas of Merchant Services; Terminals, Services & Solutions; Financial Services and Mobility […]

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Inclusion Checks In: The Alt Hotel, St. John’s, NL

Alt Hotels is a brand of the Germain Hotels group, which started in 1988 with Hôtel Germain-des-Prés in Quebec City. Since then, it has grown into 3 branded hotel chains (Le Germain, Alt and Escad) and stretches across Canada. The Alt Hotel St. John’s was opened in 2017 and overlooks the St. John’s Harbour, offering spectacular […]

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Mallory’s Postering Service: Making Self-Employment Work

Across the country, there are almost a half million working-age Canadians on the autism spectrum or with an intellectual disability for whom employment in the competitive labour force remains out of reach. While Ready Willing and Able (RWA) and its network of supported agency partners works with thousands of employers to change this fact, it […]

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Inclusion Builds Employer Capacity and Community Connections

The Discovery Hotel and Tammaativvik Boarding House are two of Iqaluit’s leading providers of local accommodations. While both establishments have been operated by Edmonton-based Nova Group since 2018, their community history long precedes that time. Discovery Hotel (formerly known as The Discovery Lodge Hotel) was originally built to be Pan-Am Airline’s Crew Hotel and the current site has […]

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RWA Welcomes DHL Express Canada

Ready, Willing, and Able (RWA) is very pleased to welcome DHL Express Canada as its newest employer partner. DHL Express is the world’s leading logistics company specializing in International Shipping and Courier Services and Transportation, with 400,000 employees in over 220 countries and territories. DHL is dedicated to being a Great Place to Work for all and is committed to maintaining a continuous improvement mindset that empowers every team member to […]

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Home Depot ‘Gets More Done’ with Canada-wide Inclusive Hiring

The Home Depot has always recognized that a home is most Canadians’ single largest financial and emotional investment. As such, the history of The Home Depot in Canada is one of serving people well through its own ‘people strength’. Catering to do-it-yourselfers, as well as home improvement, construction and building maintenance professionals, The Home Depot, operates […]

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Inclusive Hiring Works Out for a PEI Fitness Centre

The business 782 Fitness invites everyone to train, regardless of the level of their athletic skills. Thus, by creating an accessible environment for all, this business stands out in its philosophy to respect the limits of each person; the focus being on everyone having the pleasure and opportunity of getting in shape. 782 Fitness also […]

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Bit Space Development Ltd: Where Inclusion is the Engine for Innovation

Based in Winnipeg, Bit Space Development Ltd. (BSD) is an interactive digital media studio that specializes in creating innovative learning experiences for the classroom and workplace. BSD works with educators and industry professionals from around the world to develop effective solutions for education and training using cutting edge Augmented and Virtual Reality technologies. For BSD, […]

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Yellowknife Coffee Shop Celebrates Everyday Diversity and Inclusion

Diverse cultures, races, religions, sexes, disabilities, creeds bonded together as distinct parts create an inclusive work environment where everyone can contribute based on their unique strengths. In 2009, the current owners of the Javaroma Gourmet Coffee & Tea, a coffee shop in Yellowknife imagined a friendly place where people could have good conversations over a […]

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