Mark Wafer says inclusive hiring has been integral to financial success

Mark Wafer says inclusive hiring has been integral to financial success By Michelle Strutzenberger Shortly after opening his first Tim Hortons location in Ontario in 1995, Mark Wafer hired his first employee who has intellectual disability. He has since gone on to employ and/or provide job placements for more than 80 people who have a disability. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Experienced self advocate brings tried-and-true message

UBC hosts broad inclusion conversation By Michelle Strutzenberger She’s become renowned for leading some significant change as a disability rights advocate, and this week Barb Goode had a chance to speak about what’s worked for her with various groups that are seeking more justice and inclusion for all in society. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Film is a way to reach many people, inspirational humourist says

David Roche’s Wide Angle Media Festival short has underlying message about inner beauty By Lisa Bailey posInspirational humourist David Roche loves to be on stage engaging others but knows he – and other individuals who have a disability – can reach more people through the artistic medium of film. [click the title to read the full story ...]

Cultural diversity of staff celebrated throughout organization

Events have promoted ‘cultural connectedness’ By Deb Bartlett Celebrating and sharing the cultures that make up Canada is the purpose of posAbilities’ multicultural committee. [click the title to read the full story ...]

PosAbilities picnic reflects vision of inclusive community

Celebration of culture unites staff, people supported and their families By Lisa Bailey As a celebration of cultural diversity, posAbilities annual picnic embodies one of the organization’s core values and its vision of an inclusive community. [click the title to read the full story ...]