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People with disabilities are an untapped labour resource
By Ann Macaulay
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/22/2005

The rate of participation in Canada’s labour force is much lower for people with disabilities than that of the general population. According to a Canadian Labour Congress report,

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, more than one million “working age Canadians with disabilities are unemployed or remain out of the labour force. This is 58.5 per cent of the working age population of people with disabilities.” The following sites focus on practical tips and advice for business to access this often untapped source of potential employees.