The EDGE program

The EDGE Program




Emotional Intelligence (EQ) skills are critical for securing and sustaining long-term employment and Brands for Canada has created the EDGE program to fill this need.


The EDGE program is a five week training program for individuals with disabilities who are looking to secure sustainable employment. We provide training in the areas of: EQ skills, leading with your strengths, communication, conflict resolution, managing your disability in the workplace, interview and job search support, and stress management.


Throughout the program, participants will receive: ten coaching sessions from a professional coach who will provide support throughout the classroom experience, new work-appropriate attire for interviews, a complimentary haircut, personal care supplies and, an invaluable experience delivering a competitive EDGE in today’s job market. Brands for Canada will work with graduates to seek employment which complements their skills and sets them up for long term success!


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