Accessibility Works: Abilities Connect Fund

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Webinar Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Webinar Title: Accessibility Works: Abilities Connect Fund
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This webinar session introduces the Abilities Connect Fund, a grant program that offers grants for hiring and accommodating people with disabilities. Finding the right talent to meet operational needs is key to business growth!

The Abilities Connect Fund, administered by the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, seeks to encourage employers to leverage an untapped labour pool in which 43% has post-secondary accreditation to meet their skills requirements.


Louie Di Palma, Director, SME Programs, Ontario Chamber of Commerce

As the Director of SME Programs, Louie is responsible for developing and implementing initiatives of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce that are designed to strengthen the business climate of Ontario and support our members by providing them with access to resources. During his career with the Government of Ontario, Louie held a number of senior management positions in policy, planning and direct operations with several Ministries including the Ministry of the Solicitor General and Correctional Services, the Ministry of Tourism and Recreation and the Ministry of Health Promotion.

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