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References:

[1] Ministry of Economic Development and Growth. (2017). Partnership council on employment opportunities for persons with disabilities report. Government of Ontario. Retrieved from https://www.ontario.ca/page/partnership-council-employment-opportunities-persons-disabilities-report

[2] Deloitte. (2010). The road to inclusion Integrating people with disabilities into the workplace. Deloitte. Retrieved from http://www.employmentaction.org/employers/links-and-resources/diversity,-inclusion-and-employment-equity/The%20Road%20to%20Inclusion.pdf

[3] Co-operative Education, University of Waterloo. (2019). 2018 Co-operative Education Annual Report. University of Waterloo. Retrieved from https://uwaterloo.ca/co-operative-education-annual-report/

[4] Robinson, R. (2012). Creating an Inclusive Workplace: Integrating Employees With Disabilities Into a Distribution Center Environment [Professional Safety]. insurancenewsnet.com. Retrieved from https://insurancenewsnet.com/oarticle/Creating-an-Inclusive-Workplace-Integrating-Employees-With-Disabilities-Into-a-a-346155

[5] Government of Canada. (2012). A profile of persons with disabilities among Canadians aged 15 years or older, 2012. Statistics Canada. Retrieved from https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/pub/89-654-x/89-654-x2015001-eng.htm

[6] Ontario Human Rights Commission. (2016). Policy on ableism and discrimination based on disability. Government of Ontario. Retrieved from http://www.ohrc.on.ca/sites/default/files/Policy%20on%20ableism%20and%20discrimination%20based%20on%20disability_accessible_2016.pdf

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