CSPDM Series: Canada’s Accessibility Act December 15 2022

The CSPDM Board of Directors is pleased to present this 60-minute webinar providing members with 1.0 CEC.

Canada’s Accessibility Act:  Understanding the Role of the Chief Accessibility Officer

Date:  December 15, 2022
Time: 08:00-09:00AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
CEC: 1.0 hrs.
A CSPDM Series Confirmation of attendance email will only be sent to participants who log in and stay the duration of the webinar.

Registration is now closed:

Session Highlights:
1. Canada’s Chief Accessibility Officer (CAO) – Stephanie Cadieux, will share the role of the CAO and what she hopes to accomplish within her four-year term.
2. DM Solutions Platform – an update on the networking system for CSPDM members
Moderator: John Mutch – WSIB Senior Director of RTW Program, WSIB Ontario / CSPDM Board

Featured Speaker:  Stephanie Cadieux – Chief Accessibility Officer

In May 2022, Stephanie Cadieux was appointed as Canada’s first Chief Accessibility Officer by Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough as part of the Federal Government’s commitment to implement the Accessible Canada Act. Ms. Cadieux is a long-time advocate for accessibility, disability inclusion and diversity, with more than 15 years of experience in planning and leadership roles. A former elected member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, she officially opened the Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences in Port Alberni.  She is a member of the disability community, possessing extensive lived experience in government and as person with a disability.