The organization and its staff continue to make an effort at answering the calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.Read
September 29, 2022
Equity, diversity, inclusion, belonging, reconciliation. These are more than ideas to us. They are part of our commitment to honour the uniqueness of our people and those we serve, who come from a rich mosaic of cultures, faiths and circumstances. This is how we live our values and mission.
Our goal is to create environments where everyone feels safe and valued. Whether you are a patient or resident or part of our team, we celebrate your individuality. We will work to ensure your voice is heard and help you reach your full potential.
We are working to foster safe, welcoming environments for our staff and those we serve. Our Diversity and Inclusion Framework is our guide. This work focuses on four areas:
To learn about each area, see our Diversity and Inclusion Work Plan.
Our council includes staff, leaders and community partners. Members meet regularly to carry out and support programs under our Diversity and Inclusion Work Plan. The council aims to:
This committee includes Indigenous staff, doctors and volunteers. We believe in using the knowledge and experience of our team members to move our Diversity and Inclusion Framework forward. The advisory body aims to:
This committee includes Black employees, physicians and volunteers. It focuses on raising awareness and driving change to support Black team members within our organization and the community. It aims to:
We offer interpretive services for patients, residents and families who prefer to communicate in a language other than English. Our contracted interpreters are trained to give accurate, fair and confidential services in person, through live video or over the phone.
Please speak to a member of your care team to arrange for an interpreter.Interpretive services
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