Goodwill Celebrates Greatness in Calgary with our Goodwill Greatness Awards

2013-08-23T20:52:36+00:00 August 23rd, 2013|News|

On Wednesday, September 18, 2013, we will host our second annual Goodwill Greatness Awards in Calgary, celebrating the outstanding achievements of our individuals with disabilities, staff, supporters and business and community supporters. Goodwill is a social enterprise providing individuals with disabilities the opportunity to enhance their lives through meaningful employment. Our Goodwill Greatness Awards Night [...]

Goodwill Industries of Alberta Pays Staff a Competitive Wage

2013-08-10T01:10:19+00:00 August 10th, 2013|News|

On June 21, NBC’s Rock Center aired a program on Goodwill’s disabled workers sub-minimum-wage pay, while some executives earn six figure salaries. “As an independent Goodwill, we govern according to the laws and policies of Alberta and Canada. Each local Goodwill makes decisions based on community needs and resources, its capacity and the population it [...]

This Back-to-School Season, Remember the Three Rs

2013-08-02T21:46:12+00:00 August 2nd, 2013|News|

This Back-to-School Season, Remember the Three Rs Before students can get back to their desks and pick up the traditional three Rs — reading, writing and arithmetic — there’s one end-of-summer hurdle to get out of the way: back-to-school shopping! Parents, before you run in horror, hide your car keys and tear up your checkbooks, [...]