Events

Breaking Down Barriers

  • Feb 21st, 2018 at 04:16 pm
  • Rock Creek Tap and Grill - #210 3020 Preston Ave.
  • Colin Farnan, Client Services Coordinator

Our Good Access is Good Business initiative is here to support businesses in the inclusion of individuals with physical disabilities in the workplace. Currently, 16% of working Canadians are living with a disability. Diversity in the workplace and inclusion of people with disabilities fuels innovation and growth. Everyone benefits from good access.

Presenter

Colin Farnan, Client Services Coordinator Spinal Cord Injury Saskatchewan Inc.

Good Access:  Building More Inclusive Businesses and Workplaces by Breaking Down Barriers

Our Good Access is Good Business initiative is here to support businesses in the inclusion of individuals with physical disabilities in the workplace. Currently, 16% of working Canadians are living with a disability. Diversity in the workplace and inclusion of people with disabilities fuels innovation and growth. Everyone benefits from good access.

Spinal Cord Injury Saskatchewan is a provincial organization that strives to assist people with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance and full community participation.

Colin joined SCI Saskatchewan in 2015 and works with business, community stakeholders and clients to enhance opportunities for individuals with unique abilities in the workplace and within society. 

Colin is a two time Paralympian in the sport of swimming, and competed in Seoul and Barcelona Paralympics plus several national and international competitions. Colin also played on the SK Wheelchair Basketball team and competed in National Championships. As a Visual Artist, Colin has been commissioned by the City of Saskatoon, as well as private commissions, for building-scape murals.

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