To learn more about Business Abilities, visit our YouTube channel and view our introductory video!
Each year an increasing number of persons living with disabilities and chronic health issues are considering self-employment as a viable career option. The Business Abilities website will give you the tools you need to research your business idea and prepare your business plan. Once you have your venture started, the website will continue to provide you with access to webinars and tutorials to help you manage and grow your business.
According to a 2006 Statistics Canada report, over 14% of Canadians are living with a disability, up from 12.4% in 2001. This is one out of every seven Canadians--or an estimated 4.4 million people. Of these, there are over 1 million who are unemployed and would like to work.