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Employment

The Canucks Autism Network-Skills Training Employment Program (CAN-STEP)

Attention Self Advocates that have Autism . The Canucks Autism Network-Skills Training Employment Program (CAN-STEP) empowers autistic youth and adults (ages 15-30) with skills and work experience to better prepare  for successful employment. Over the course of 12 weeks, participants receive paid classroom training (6 weeks) and work experience (6 weeks)* opportunities in the Lower Mainland. STEP is currently being offered with a focus on the cleaning & maintenance industry.

Grant supports inclusive employment

Victoria Tuesday, June 1, 2021 1:30 PM Employers in British Columbia are receiving support to create inclusive work environments for people with disabilities through a $4.8-million grant from the Province. “Many people with disabilities are interested in securing a good job but have experienced additional barriers due to the pandemic,” said Nicholas Simons, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. “This new funding will support employers and businesses committed to

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