Accessibility vs Inclusion

Articulating the difference between accessibility and inclusion can be tricky. It’s important to understand when creating a workplace culture that engages with and values disabled people.

Neurodiversity, Work, and Me

‘Don’t be afraid to talk about it.’ Neurodiverse HSBC employees share their experiences and the distinct skills they bring to the bank.

Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification

This video from the 2018 Presidents Group Roundtable features Rick Hansen. He talks about the evolution of accessibility and the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification Program.

Ensuring Inclusion at All Levels of the Organization

This video from the 2018 Presidents Group Roundtable features Chris Hatton, former Presidents Group member and Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Head of Regulatory Compliance for HSBC Bank Canada. He talks about Training and Awareness – ensuring inclusion at all levels of your organization.

Broadening our Recruitment Strategies

This 2018 video features Nicolas Jimenez, President and CEO of ICBC. He speaks to how business leaders can broaden their recruitment strategies.

BC Hydro: Seeing Beyond The Job Description

This video from the 2018 Presidents Group Roundtable features Chris O’Riley, Presidents Group member and President and Chief Operating Officer of BC Hydro. He talks about BC Hydro’s Return to Work program: seeing beyond the job description.

Creating an Environment that Welcomes Disclosure

This video from the 2018 Presidents Group Roundtable features Sarah White, Presidents Group member and Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Co-Founder of Fairware. Sarah talks about how an inclusive culture fosters disclosure.

Experiencing Unconscious Bias

A guided discussion by John Horn to identify unconscious bias and ‘unintended’ barriers in our workplace. 

Mental Health in the Workplace

Krista Benes of Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) discusses the labour market as it relates to mental health. With the right supports, employers can discover an untapped labour pool, while making their workplace more inclusive.

Neurodiverse Talent: Autism in the Workplace

Jenna Christianson-Barker and Heather Linka of the Pacific Autism Family Network (PAFN) discuss how employers can utilize a talent pool of candidates who are neurodiverse and some tips on how to best work with these individuals.

Shared Employment Perspective

Paddy Gallagher, a Vancity employee with autism, speaks on how his role has made an impact on his life and the importance of inclusive hiring.