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October 31, 2016 Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life funding supports Disability Employment Program in new communities and provinces across Canada

Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life will continue their support as a Major Gift Corporate Sponsor of the Neil Squire Society’s Working Together program with a contribution totaling $75,000 over the next 3 years. Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life have been supporting the Society’s disability employment programs for the past 10 years. Their funding will allow the Neil Squire Society to keep up with the surge in demand for services in new communities and provinces across Canada.

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October 17, 2016 Coast Capital Savings Funding Connects Youth with Disabilities to Employment

Coast Capital Savings has been a long-time supporter of the Neil Squire Society, helping to fund our efforts to connect youth with disabilities to employment. We are happy to announce that this year Coast Capital has once again provided $7,500 in support of our Youth Working Together program.

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June 23, 2016 Cumberland House Wins Award with Help from the Neil Squire Society

With the help of the Neil Squire Society’s Working Together program, the Cumberland House Market Garden and Farm has won a Regional Centre of Expertise sustainability award, which goes to projects that make Saskatchewan a more sustainable place to live.

Gary Birch, Executive Director, Neil Squri

June 20, 2016 Neil Squire Society’s Dr. Gary Birch to Participate in OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy: Innovation, Growth and Social Prosperity

Dr. Gary Birch, Executive Director of the Neil Squire Society has been invited by The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, to participate in the OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy: Innovation, Growth and Social Prosperity. The Ministerial meeting takes place from June 21-23, 2016 in Cancun, Mexico.

Dr. Gary Birch, Executive Director of the Neil Squire Society

June 13, 2016 Neil Squire Society’s Dr. Gary Birch to Co-Chair Roundtable 3 at the 9th Session of the Conference of State Parties at the United Nations

Dr. Gary Birch, Officer of the Order of Canada, and a recognized global expert on the impact of assistive technology for people with disabilities, will be representing civil society and the coordination mechanism as co-chair of Round Table 3 of the 9th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, taking place June 14-16, 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, New York.

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