Creating workplaces that recognize and affirm neurodiversity is essential to supporting neurodiverse individuals and unlocking innovation and the potential of minds of all kinds.
Supporting Indigenous Cultural Safety in our personal and professional lives requires us to self-reflect and consciously seek out Indigenous voices so we can enact the principles of reconciliation: truth, justice, equity and participation.
Roe v. Wade: What the rollback of abortion rights in the U.S. means for marginalized communities and how we can support.
In 1973, The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a decision titled Roe v. Wade that restricting abortion is unconstitutional and that abortion should be allowed across the country. The decision acted as a precedent, meaning that it was not codified into law and could be overturned at any point in time. Last month, The U.S. […]
At workplaces across Canada, people who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ say they often have to “police” their actions and identity to avoid harassment and discrimination.
At HRx, we encourage everyone to acknowledge the systemic discrimination that Indigenous Peoples face, learn about the history of the land where you live, work and play, reflect on what that means to you and incorporate an acknowledgement of this into your professional meetings and events. In consultation with people from Indigenous communities, we have […]
How do we as leaders or colleagues begin to dismantle systemic discrimination and be better allies to our Muslim colleagues? There are over 1 million Muslims in Canada. Muslims represent about 3.7 percent of the population and are the fastest growing religious group in the country1. Yet many people in Canada hold unfavourable views of […]
“HRx is built on the philosophy of being inclusive and calling people in, trying to capitalize on the good in people’s hearts”
Black History Month is over, but the celebration of Black History and supporting your Black team members should be an integral part of your business plan year-round. Meaningful change requires commitment and can’t be relegated to a single holiday, milestone, or month. We encourage you to do your research, learn from other organizations’ mistakes, and […]
Gender Pronouns and Nongendered Language: one important step towards creating a more equitable workplace
One important step towards creating a more equitable workplace is to make sure that you’re using inclusive language. This is particularly important for people who have been traditionally marginalized or excluded due to their identity, such as people who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+. Some key ways to foster inclusion for people of all genders is by […]
Data is foundational to all equity, diversity and inclusion programs. Jumping into action without it can be costly and harmful for the overall effort. Data inputs across the employee lifecycle are foundational to any equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) program. Below we look at how companies can use data to assess the current landscape, influence […]