Winner of the 2016 University of Toronto/Brain Injury Canada Employer Award

Owen Lima nominated Regina Lowe’s for hiring him and his service support dog, Blue, in their Customer Service department. The award was accepted by store manager Paolo Gallo and Human Resources Manager Maureen Lang, accompanied by Owen and Blue.

The University of Toronto/Brain Injury Canada Employer Award recognizes an employer who demonstrates exceptional commitment to the accommodation, integration and support of persons with acquired brain injury in the workplace. It is awarded annually at the Brain Injury Canada Conference, and is supported by a CIHR Research Chair in Gender, Work and Health, held by Dr. Angela Colantonio.

Listen to Owen’s story here.

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