Areas of focus include:
Diversity and Inclusion
Workplace practices and policies that foster inclusiveness, respect for diversity, freedom from racial bias and opportunities for development and career advancement for under-represented groups.
Improving labour force participation of Indigenous peoples and advancing their economic opportunities through fostering Indigenous-owned businesses, joint ventures and other partnership mechanisms
Labour Force Development
Providing career opportunities for young Canadians, investing in employee learning and development, and supporting an increase to immigration flows to ensure Canada has the labour force it requiresMentoring and investing in the next generation of entrepreneurs and start-ups and facilitating the sharing of innovative ideas and practices.
Health and Well-being
Improving the mental and physical health of Canadian workers and their families.
Ten years ago Lisa Lisson was named President of Federal Express Canada – the first woman and the first Canadian to head the company. She’d worked her way from the ground floor to the corner office – but just as her career was catching fire, she suffered a devastating personal loss that would have frankly stopped many people in their tracks. Instead, Lisa channelled her grief into an inspiring memoir and has gone on to help countless others deal with life’s challenges.