Brands for Canada – EDGE


97% of EDGE program graduates reported that the skills they gained helped them in effective decision making, gaining self-confidence and feeling more optimistic about the future.


Brands for Canada’s EDGE program offers one of the most comprehensive job-training programs in the country, assisting individuals living with disabilities to gain a competitive advantage in securing employment.

Pre-employment Program:


Over the course of four weeks, participants build professional and life skills in the areas of:


  • Emotional & social skills (EQ)
  • Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Managing disabilities in the workplace
  • Stress management
  • Financial literacy


Additionally, clients receive:


  • Career coaching
  • New professional clothing
  • A complimentary haircut
  • Personal care supplies
  • Mindfulness training


Job Development & Capacity Building Program


Upon graduation from the EDGE pre-employment program, participants who enroll in our Job Development & Capacity Building Program are supported for three years in their and professional development. As clients encounter life changes, the program helps them address any barriers or opportunities that may arise and impact their employment.


Program Eligibility:


  • Committed to securing long-term (part-time or full-time) employment
  • Completed GED or Grade 10 education
  • Ability to travel to South Etobicoke
  • Legally able to work in Canada
  • Self-identified disability



Please contact:
EDGE Program Coordinator, / 416-703-8435 ext. 260 to schedule an informational interview