The EDGE program

The EDGE Program

Brands for Canada offers EDGE – one of the most comprehensive job-training programs, assisting individuals with disabilities to gain a competitive advantage for employment. Over the course of four weeks, participants build professional and life skills in the areas of: emotional & social skills (EQ), communication, conflict resolution, managing disability in the workplace, stress management and financial literacy. Clients receive new professional clothing, a complimentary haircut and personal care supplies. The EDGE program also features ten personal coaching sessions with a professional coach from ADLER. Brands for Canada is thrilled to have a partnership with Adler Coaching where Graduates have the opportunity to providing volunteer coaching support to Edge clients. Edge graduates are also offered the opportunity to apply to ADLER for a coaching scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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
  • Clients currently receiving OW are not eligible

To apply you must fill in the application and send in your resume.


Please click on the link to fill in the application :


Send your resume to :

Julie Young
Training Program Assistant

To register please contact


Julie Young
Training Program Assistant
416-703-8435 x 140