Why we need Disability Pride

Why we need Disability Pride

“Pride is a feeling of deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired.” Pride celebrations have long been a...
Tips & Tools for Hiring in a Recession

Tips & Tools for Hiring in a Recession

Calgarian’s are rolling into 2016 fresh off the 4th? 5th? round of layoffs from large Calgary Employers.  This recession has resulted in a significant increase in unemployment in a relatively short time frame.  For those struggling to secure employment, this is...
Celebrating DEAM: October Kickoff Event

Celebrating DEAM: October Kickoff Event

Last week the Calgary Employment First Network held the first Disability Employment Awareness Month Kickoff event.  The Kickoff was exceptionally successful with Mayor Nenshi, Minister Sabir, several MLA’s and Tom Jackson presenting at the ceremonies.  Service...