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Diversity & Inclusion
May 10

5 Simple Strategies To Help Your Organization Get Started With Diversity & Inclusion (D&I)

By Kristy Ware | Blog , Inclusion In The Workplace , LGBTQ2+

“Our organization has a very diverse employee base and we need D&I training but we’re unsure of where to start.” “My company understands that workplace diversity, equity and inclusion (D&I) are important topics for employee well-being and retention, but we’re feeling overwhelmed!” “My organization wants to dive into these important topics but there’s so much […]

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Apr 19

Whose land do you live on? The Importance of Land Acknowledgment

By Kristy Ware | Blog , Inclusion In The Workplace

My heart is beating fast, fluttering with butterflies in my stomach. I’m about to begin my presentation, a wellness workshop I’ve presented many times before. I’m not nervous about the subject matter or the delivery. I’m nervous about giving my very first land acknowledgement. “I would like to acknowledge that I live, learn, work and play […]

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Mar 07

Where would we be if women were pushed out of the labour force?

By Kristy Ware | Equity , Inclusion In The Workplace , LGBTQ2+

Frida Kahlo. Rosa Parks. Agnes Macphail. Michelle Obama. Buffy Sainte-Marie. Laverne Cox. Can you name the common thread between each of these individuals? If you guessed that they are women who’ve made history through their cultural, political and socioeconomic gains then you’re correct. Since March 19, 1911 we have been celebrating International Women’s Day as a way to honour women’s progress and […]

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Jan 01

Dismantling Unconscious Bias: Obstacle #1 Blocking Workplace Inclusion

By Kristy Ware | Blog , Mindset Coaching

“The woman in the plant with the short hair driving the forklift must be a lesbian.” “Mike wears pink ties a lot, he’s clearly gay.” “Josie never talks about a husband, she’s probably queer.” Have biased thoughts? Guess what? All humans have biases. Yep. Even though it’s uncomfortable to admit, it’s true. Some people are more biased than […]

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