2017 WORKPLACE INCLUSION CHARTER
RESOURCES


The business case for inclusion

Catalyst, 2014: "Inclusive Leadership: The View From Six Countries"
Deloitte, 2013: "Waiter, is That Inclusion in My Soup? A New Recipe to Improve Business Performance"
Herring, 2009: "Does Diversity Pay?: Race, Gender, and the Business Case for Diversity"
                                                       McKinsey, 2015: "Why Diversity Matters"
                                                       Thomson Reuters, 2016 "Making the Business Case for Diversity"                                                  


Community Connections

KEY CONTACTS FOR HUMAN RESOURCES:

  • Settlement Services in the Bow Valley                                                                    403 762 1149
  • Temporary Foreign Worker Support Services                                                         403 763 1700
  • Banff Family & Community Support Services                                                       403 762 1251
  • Canmore Family & Community Services                                                               403 609 3743
  • Health Link Alberta                                                                                                               811
  • Bow Valley Victim Services                                                                                    403 760 0197
  • YWCA Banff                                                                                                         403 762 3560
  • Lake Louise Medical Clinic                                                                                   403 522-2184
  • Addictions & Mental Health                                                                                 403 678 3133
  • Outpatient Mental Health Services                                                                        403 678 4696
    Walk in counselling/urgent mental health at Banff Mineral Springs Hospital or Canmore General Hospital. 7 days a week. 2:00-9:00pm

COMMITMENT #1: COMMUNITY SUPPORTS RESOURCES

COMMITMENT 2: MEMO RE: SETTLEMENT SERVICES

COMMITMENT 3: WORKSHOP REFERRALS

COMMITMENT 4: NEW PERMANENT RESIDENTS

 


Employment Standards

KEY CONTACTS FOR HUMAN RESOURCES

  • Alberta Employment Standards Contact Centre                                                 1 877 427 3731
  • Job Resource Centre                                                                                              
    • Banff                                                                                                             403 760 3311
    • Canmore                                                                                                       403 678 6601
  • Stoney Nation Job Resource Centre                                                                       403 881 2630
  • Temporary Foreign Worker Helpline                                                                  1 877 944 9955

COMMITMENT 1: ONBOARDING & COMMUNICATION

COMMITMENT 2: SUPERVISOR TRAINING

COMMITMENT 3: OPEN DOOR POLICY

COMMITMENT 4: ETHICAL PURCHASING

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES


language Learning

KEY CONTACTS FOR HUMAN RESOURCES

  • Bow Valley College                                                                                               403 923 8259
    • For general inquires, please contact Regional ELL Lead Instructor, Lynn Webb:
      lwebb@bowvalleycollege.ca   403-441-2381
    • To schedule a Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) placement test, please contact the Regional ELL Administrator, Holly Foster: hfoster@bowvalleycollege.ca                             
  • Bow Valley Learning Council

COMMITMENT 1: ENGLISH LANGUAGE BROCHURE

COMMITMENT 2: SCHEDULING FOR LANGUAGE COURSES

COMMITMENT 3: ON-SITE INSTRUCTION

  • For information about language instruction in the workplace, please contact:
    Ashely Butenschon                                                                                               403 762 8114
    info@bowvalleylearning.ca

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES


Culture & Leadership

COMMITMENT 1:  INTERCULTURAL TRAINING

COMMITMENT 2: PLAIN LANGUAGE

COMMITMENT 3: STATEMENT OF VALUES

  • Sample Values Statements:
    • “[BUSINESS NAME] is proudly diverse and committed to inclusion. Read about our 2017 Workplace Inclusion Charter commitments at [URL]”
    • “At [BUSINESS NAME] we’re proud of our diverse team and committed to supporting inclusion for all our colleagues. That’s why we’ve signed the 2017 Bow Valley Workplace Inclusion Charter. Learn more about our inclusion efforts at [URL]”
    • “Colleagues from across the country and around the world make [BUSINESS NAME] an amazing place to work and [STAY/SHOP/DO BUSINESS.] That’s why we’re proud to participate in the 2017 Bow Valley Workplace Inclusion Charter. Learn more at [URL]

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: UNCONSCIOUSS BIAS


OTHER DIVERSITY & INCLUSION RESOURCES

Bow Valley College: From Diversity to Inclusion: Creating an Inclusive Workplace for Internationally Trained Individuals (ITIs). A Guide for Employers.
Employer handbook with accompanying webinars. Topics include: hiring, retaining, cultural differences, and intercultural competency. 

Alberta Workers’ Health Centre: Health and Safety Rights  - A Guide for New Alberta Workers

Talent Pool Hub
Talent Pool provides Alberta and Canadian businesses with information, resources and links to pools of talent that are often overlooked, including: youth, mature workers, immigrants, Indigenous people, women, and people with disabilities.