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The Centre for Research on Work Disability Policy (CRWDP) is a transdisciplinary initiative on the future of work disability policy in Canada

Research opportunity for young people with disabilities

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  1. Injured Workers Who Experience Challenges Returning to Work: Pathways and Consequences. Authors: Rebecca Gewurtz, Stephanie Premji, Linn Holness
  2. Episodic Disabilities in Canada. Authors: Adele Furrie, Rebecca Gewurtz, Wendy Porch, Cameron Crawford, Maureen Haan, John Stapleton
  3. Disability Supports and Employment Policy. Authors: Sherri Torjman and Anne Makhoul (Caledon Institute of Social Policy)
  4. Safety Information under Neoliberalism: The Chilean Case. Author: Rodrigo Finkelstein
  5. Making the Law Keep Down the Costs. Why Canada's public systems designed to support unemployed workers with a disability are making the decisions that they are. Author: Andrew King, LLM
  6. Life and Work at the Margins: (Un)employment, Poverty and Activism in Canada's Disability Community Since 1966. Author: Dustin Galer
  7. Willing but Unable: A population in waiting. Authors: Adele D. Furrie, Dr. Donna S. Lero, April D'Aubin, Grace Ewles
  8. Disability Support Services in Newfoundland and Labrador and Canada: Impacts on Labour Market Participation for Individuals with Disabilities. Prepared by the SafetyNet Centre for Occupational Health and Safety in partnership with The Coalition of Persons with Disabilities-Newfoundland and Labrador (COD-NL)


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Held February 2014

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