Joanne, an Employ-Ability Program participant from the Neil Squire Society’s Prairie Regional office shares her successes, and hardships.
“My name is Murray. I am from Musapeetung first nation that is located 40 minutes north of Regina in the Qu’applle valley. I have worked mostly in casinos doing cleaning and being a porter. In 2007 I slipped on some icy steps and broke my neck.”
“Our family migrated to Canada in March of 2010. As soon as we arrived I tried to find a job. I looked for work in an office setting but was unable to find one. A year after coming to Canada, I had a stroke.”
“I have left the Employ-Ability Program with a greater understanding of disabilities, and what employers are looking for. I have gained a positive attitude and confidence within myself that I will be able to carry with me for the rest of my life.”