When Labour Shortage Intersects With #METOO – Crisis or Opportunity? 

Recently, I was on a plane heading back to Vancouver after being in Northern B.C. – the land of Oil & Gas and Site C – and it was hard not to overhear the conversation of the young man...

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Vancouver Airport Takes Flight With Strategy Focused On Diversity and Inclusion

The Vancouver International Airport (YVR) recently developed a procurement strategy that aligns with their organizational values of diversity and inclusion. Their procurement strategy gives preference to vendors who practice corporate social responsibility in a variety of areas that are...

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Tools for Business Leaders Looking to Create Accessible, Inclusive Workplaces

If you are an employer who wants to champion a more accessible, inclusive workplace, the Presidents Group is here to help with next steps. The Presidents Group is a network of change-driven BC business leaders who are champions for more...

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Diversity and Inclusion Key to Healthy Culture

“Diversity is inviting people to the party. Inclusion is asking them to dance.” V. Slavich No longer just an HR program, diversity and inclusion are key elements of an organization’s business strategy. The “why” is no longer in questions. Diversity...

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Case Study: An Alternative to Behavioural- Based Interviews

Vancity Credit union’s vision is to redefine wealth in a way that furthers the financial, social and environmental well-being of their members and their communities. One of the accessibility initiatives that Vancity has implemented is the Workplace Inclusion (WIN)...

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Case Study: Conducting a Physical Workplace Assessment to Plan for the Future

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and BCLC have a commitment to diversity and inclusion. As part of this commitment, both workplaces initiated physical accessibility audits in their respective workplaces. These audits allowed them to see where there were areas...

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Tools for Business Leaders Looking to Create Accessible, Inclusive Workplaces

If you are an employer who wants to champion a more accessible, inclusive workplace, the Presidents Group is here to help with next steps. The Presidents Group is a network of change-driven BC business leaders who are champions for more...

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Revisiting the 2016 Changes to the BC Human Rights Code

By Nicole Byres As 2016 has ended and we reflect on potential emerging issues for employers in 2017, the recent amendments to the BC Human Rights Code to include “gender identity or expression” among the protected grounds covered by the...

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