Carleton launches $5M initiative for Employment and Enterprise Development

August 29, 2018

Carleton University has officially launched a new partnership among Ottawa’s post-secondary institutions to develop knowledge, resources and tools to support students with disabilities in advancing their careers. Titled the David C Onley Initiative for Employment and Enterprise Development, the two-year $5M project was envisioned by Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities and the Research, Education, Accessibility and Design Initiative. “Carleton has a longstanding commitment to accessibility and has always been a leader in providing programs that support student success,’’ says Carleton President Benoit-Antoine Bacon. “We are Canada’s most accessible university and the David C. Onley Initiative takes us a step further.” Carleton