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Newcomer inclusion – Winnipeg

More and more employers recognize the business case for diversity and inclusion and are actively encouraged to hire newcomers. However, they often experience some challenges when recruiting and integrating immigrants into their workplaces. These challenges may include: language skills, foreign credentials and work experience. In this session, our diversity and inclusion experts will share with you the tools and knowledge you need to get results.

At this event, we’ll discuss:

  • promising practices in developing individual and organizational cultural competence,
  • promising practices in recruiting, retaining and engaging new Canadians in your workplace.

Where possible, we will co-host this event with a local immigrant focused organization.

Who should attend:

This event is for  leaders, managers, or designated employees involved or interested in the planning and executing of diversity and equity strategies that may pertain to newcomer integration.

Agenda:

  • Breakfast and registration
  • Welcome and introductions
  • Presentation from CCDI leadership team
  • Networking break
  • Facilitated group discussions and debrief
  • Wrap up

About the presenter:

CCDI Team photo - Cathy Gallagher-Louisy Cathy Gallagher-Louisy is Senior Director, Consulting for the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI). She leads CCDI’s cultural competence consulting portfolio and provides a range of leadership development, strategy development and change management consulting and training services within public and private sector organizations and academic institutions.

Event host:

CCDI - Employer Partner - Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries

Event details:

Date: October 23, 2017
Time: 8:30 am – 11:00 am CT
Venue: Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation
Unit 10 – 1146 Waverley,
Winnipeg, MB R3T 0P4
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Please feel free to contact us, should you have any questions

For members of the law societies of Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, and the Yukon: this program may qualify for credit in the area of Practice Management as part of your mandatory annual Continuing Professional Development, as required by your Law Society. To learn more, click on the link to your province above or contact your local Law Society.

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