Good Foot Supports Inclusion for Neurodivergent Employees

Good Foot Delivery hires neurodivergent individuals as couriers. Barb Willett and Michelle Hutchinson explain the organization’s approach to employee inclusion and success.

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September 22, 2022
A Good Foot courier delivers a package to a local Toronto business.

Good Foot Supports Inclusion for Neurodivergent Employees

Good Foot Delivery hires neurodivergent individuals as couriers. Barb Willett and Michelle Hutchinson explain the organization’s approach to employee inclusion and success.
September 7, 2022
A diverse group of senior managers sit around a table as they attend a meeting in a boardroom.

How flipping the viewpoint on workplace diversity shows why it’s a ‘requirement’

Workplace diversity tends to focus on adapting – and updating – Human Resources practices. Strategic inclusion specialist Jennifer Laidlaw told a recent webinar why she believes the business case is more compelling.
August 22, 2022
A team of employees from different cultures smile while looking at their colleague’s laptop computer screen.

Why letting different cultures celebrate ‘who they are’ is key to workplace integration

At the latest Building Future Ready Communities event, panelist Trevor Buttrum explained why successfully integrating different cultures in the workplace is about more than just representation.
July 28, 2022
Brittany Bingham, Director of Indigenous Research at Vancouver Coastal Health and Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity Assistant Professor, Division of Social Medicine at the University of British Columbia.

Do less harm: Brittany Bingham on Indigenous-centred health care

Brittany Bingham explains the importance of individual and systemic change to ensuring Indigenous persons can safely access health care in Canada.
July 14, 2022

Michael Etherington: Canadians must ‘wake up’ and come together on ‘difficult’ path to reconciliation

In a keynote to mark National Indigenous History Month, Michael Etherington explained why Canadians must take ‘a few steps back’ before advancing together toward meaningful change.
June 24, 2022

The Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada is removing barriers for Indigenous women artists

Learn how the Indigenous Arts Collective of Canada is supporting Indigenous women and removing e-commerce barriers for artists
April 29, 2022
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Disability inclusion means more than accommodation

Marlena Flick discusses how the Public Policy Forum’s Access Ability Project can help employers connect research to practice when hiring and promoting persons with disabilities.
February 28, 2022
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New BACEL training program offers ‘roadmap’ to business success for Black entrepreneurs

Through free training in skills development and networking, as well as mentorship opportunities, BACEL helps aspiring Black entrepreneurs overcome long-standing barriers.
February 23, 2022
A woman holding a clipboard shakes hands with an employer at a job fair

Inclusivity can help grow your business amid labour shortages

A recent panel discussion at the Canada 360° Economic Summit looked at how employers can use untapped talent to help their businesses grow and foster inclusivity for all Canadians.
February 11, 2022

Changing the talent narrative

This year’s Magnet Spark! Session at Cannexus22 explored the changing nature of experiential learning and its role in preparing students of all backgrounds for transitions into new opportunities.
December 16, 2021
Wes Hall, founder of Kingsdale Advisors

Wes Hall is challenging corporate Canada

Hall is one of Bay Street’s few Black executives. Now, through his platform on CBC’s Dragons’ Den, a new podcast and the BlackNorth initiative, and his first ever published novel, the entrepreneur wants to see a Canadian business world where his story isn’t so unique.
February 23, 2021
Worker in wheelchair in a carpenter's workshop.

How Recruiting Technology Is Making the Future More Equitable

Employers already recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and a wealth of research has demonstrated the benefits of hiring job seekers from typically underrepresented groups. When it comes to hiring, technology needs to enable employers to connect with diverse, skilled talent to realize these values in the workforce.
August 20, 2019

Transforming Today’s Workforce: How Bc Business Leaders Are Pioneering Diverse Hiring

At Magnet, we’re committed to initiatives that address diversity, skills, and talent in today’s modern workforce. Using intelligent job-matching technology, the Magnet platform promotes inclusive hiring […]
March 8, 2019
Ted Rogers School of Management, Diversity Institute, Magnet

In Celebration of International Women’s Day: Showcasing Women in Business at Magnet and The Diversity Institute

Magnet’s mission is to accelerate inclusive economic growth for all in Canada by advancing careers, businesses and communities. Women are a huge part of that- and […]