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            Canadian Human Rights Act

                        All individuals have an equal opportunity to make for themselves the lives they are able and have their needs accommodated

                        requires employers to accommodate up to a point where such accommodation would impose undue hardship on the employer


            Persons with disabilities represent 4.7% of the Public Service work force.

            75% are in administration positions.

            Equal number men and women.

            80% between 35-54.


In Canada as a whole:

            33% have post-secondary degrees

            disposable income is about $25 billion

            85% experience limitations at work

            80% of accommodations required cost less than $500



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