Tag: inclusivity

The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council in partnership with Presidents Group invite you to a special event to kickstart National AccessAbility Week. Based on the Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) from 2017, one in five Canadians aged 15 years or older—about 6.2 million people—have one or more disabilities. Whether the […]

Have you always wanted to make your business more accessible to people with disabilities but you just don’t know where to begin? There is no better time than the present to build some inclusion strategies into your restart planning. The good news is, it’s not as complicated as you think, and not only can you […]

Persons with disabilities in Canada make up 11 percent of the population aged 25 to 64. While the numbers are great, they are less likely to be employed or seek employment compared to those living without a disability. This reality remains despite numerous positive outcomes and success stories reported by employers across the nation. In […]

Join Community Futures for this free online workshop from Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy that covers: How to create a workplace culture of inclusion and acceptance. Identifying and addressing cultural misunderstandings and language barriers that you may have between staff members. Understanding our own cultural misconceptions and biases. Registration deadline is December 2.

Join instructor Carolyn Amantea for this free virtual workshop to learn about: Fostering inclusion and acceptance in your community. Identifying and addressing cultural misunderstandings and language barriers, and Understanding your own cultural misconceptions and biases. Registration deadline: November 13

Over the past several months, the way that we work has dramatically changed. Employers have been adapting their business models to fit a “new normal” of remote work, shifting consumer demands, and increased flexibility for staff. In many ways, the crisis has shifted our organizations and our concepts of work to align perfectly with the […]

Join Community Futures for this free online workshop from Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy that covers: How to create a workplace culture of inclusion and acceptance. Identifying and addressing cultural misunderstandings and language barriers that you may have between staff members. Understanding our own cultural misconceptions and biases. Registration deadline is October 14.

Access Funding and Supports to Become an Inclusive Employer COURSE DESCRIPTION Did you know that as an employer you can get free help finding candidates, access wage subsidies, get free job coaching for new employees, assistive technology, and training? In celebration of Disability Employment Month in B.C., this webinar will focus on where employers can […]

The events of the past weeks have placed the spotlight on the long-standing racial injustices, structural and systemic racism that Black people, Indigenous People, and people of colour (BIPOC) suffer. It will take our collective efforts to stand up against racism and take action to be part of the solution. This conversation will centre around […]

COURSE DESCRIPTION As we begin the process of re-opening our economy, many business owners will face the need to rebuild and hire new staff. This presents a unique opportunity to build from the ground up with a more inclusive hiring policy. Not only can an employer cast a wider net to find the right candidate, […]