Success Stories

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Inclusion and Innovation: IBM Makes Diversity a Business Priority

The drive to increase inclusion and diversity within the realm of employment has long been pursued under the banner of employer “innovation”.  And when it comes to the combination of employment and innovation (technological and beyond), there’s very few companies with a bigger legacy than IBM. Founded over 100 years ago, IBM has long been […]

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Inclusive Hiring Delivers Great Results for Purolator

For more than 60 years, Purolator has grown to become one of Canada’s leading express package delivery company.  The company’s particular strength lies not only its size and urban reach, but in their development of the most extensive rural delivery route for any Canadian courier company.  The result is a company that strives to ensure […]

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For PepsiCo Canada Foods, inclusive hiring is successful!

PepsiCo Canada employs nearly 11,000 Canadians and is organized into two business units – PepsiCo Beverages Canada and PepsiCo Foods Canada. PepsiCo is celebrated for its commitment to doing business the right way. As a company, it believes that a commitment to diversity and inclusion is doing business the right way and a guarantee of […]

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Public Services and Procurement Canada Opens Doors to Inclusive Hiring

The Government of Canada is committed to building a diverse public service that reflects Canadian society and serves as a model of inclusion for both public and private sector employers. In Halifax, Joe Gnemmi and the team at Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), a federal department that provides key operational support to other federal […]

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Desjardins Hires Inclusively for Specialized Roles in Cybersecurity

From Left to Right: Marianick Fagnou, Michel Lacroix and Christian Gauthier Desjardins is one of the biggest financial groups in Canada with a strong commitment to the wellbeing of the individuals and communities they serve. In the last two years, Desjardins has hired four people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to fill highly specialized positions within Cybersecurity and […]

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