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Important Notice:

Due to the current situation, the Conference Board of Canada will not be holding any in-person meetings until further notice, to ensure the Health and Safety of employees, members and guests. For more information, please click here.

Visit our COVID-19 webpage for up-to-date information, research and resources.

The Council on Inclusive Work Environments offers its members an extensive networking opportunity through three meetings per year.

Meetings are held on a confidential off-the-record basis and gives members an opportunity to share best practices, exchange information and learn from leading experts.

Upcoming Programming

May 20, 2021 - Taking a Behavioural Science Approach to Building a Resilient Culture with Cheryl Fullerton
June 9, 2021 - Recruiting, Retaining and Mentoring Indigenous Youth in the Workplace
June 29, 2021 - Confronting Anti-Asian Racism and its Implications for Canadian Organizations

If you are interested in experiencing a council event, please contact Chantal Pye for registration information.

Previous Meeting Topics

  • Reconciliation in the Workplace: Recruitment, Retention and Leadership for Indigenous Employees
  • Mental Health for Diversity and Inclusion Professionals
  • Confronting Anti-Black Racism in the Workplace
  • Diversity and Inclusion in a Covid-19 World
  • Economic Impact on vulnerable workers and the Challenges and Strategies for D&I during COVID/crisis
  • 2SLGBTQ+ Inlcusion in the Workplace


“The CIWE is an excellent continuous learning opportunity for diversity practitioners. It provides a venue for keeping current with the latest trends in the field through a wealth of high quality presenters and workshops, as well as through sharing best practices and solutions with colleagues who have similar interests and concerns.”