Media Advisory - Ontario Minister of Community and Social Services to address top employers at disability conference

    New national poll also to be released: highlights Canadians' views on
    corporate social responsibility and roles for people with disabilities in
    the changing economy

    TORONTO, Oct. 15 /CNW/ - The Honourable Madeleine Meilleur, Ontario's
Minister of Community and Social Services, will address Ontario's top
employers at a conference hosted by the Job Opportunity Information Network
(JOIN) - an employment network for people with disabilities.
    At the same time, JOIN will release a new national poll that measures
Canadian's views on people with disabilities, their role in the changing
economy and Canadians' expectations of corporate Canada.
    The day-long conference, The Value of Accessibility: the Bottom Line,
will help educate employers on how to work with the disability community, and
on how to better employ and retain persons with disabilities.

    Event:    Opening address by Minister, National poll release and photo
    Date:     Thursday, October 16, 2008
    Time:     8:00 a.m., Minister's Address; conference until 4 p.m.
    Location: InterContinental Hotel, 225 Front Street West, Toronto,
              Ontario, Main Ballroom

For further information:

For further information: Amanda Galbraith, Playbook Communications, Tel:
(613) 787-2001, Cel: (613) 302-1444

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