Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award

This award will honour a forward thinking healthcare organization that has demonstrated leadership in creating and promoting diversity and inclusion to improve the environment for its employees, and to better service their customers/patients, and the community.

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2016 Recipient: Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority)

Island Health has undertaken a long term Aboriginal recruitment and retention strategy with the aim to: build relationships of trust with Aboriginal communities; educate and attract Aboriginal youth to the full spectrum of healthcare careers; be regarded as a health sector Aboriginal employer of choice; and achieve a representative workforce that reflects the Aboriginal communities we serve, ultimately enhancing our ability to deliver culturally safe services and improve long term health outcomes for Aboriginal people in the region.

View our 2016 Celebrating Leading Practices booklet for more information on Island Health initiative. 

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Past Recipients

Please see our most recent recipients listed below. Full biography's are available in our Celebrating eading Practices booklets.

2015, The Scarborough Hospital

2014, Toronto Central CCAC (Community Care Access Centre)