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Workplace Accommodations: Now and in the Future

Workplace accommodation has changed significantly over the past two years. The pandemic, and shifting work environments, have created new challenges and broadened conversations around the importance of flexibility and inclusion in the workplace.

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July 19, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. EST

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Leveraging Immigrant Talent in the Labour Force – Insight from Canadian Business Leaders

There are more than one million unfilled jobs in Canada’s labour market. Canada is facing a disconnect between talent supply and demand. Simultaneously, newcomers are experiencing under- or unemployment—individuals who have international education, skills, and experience to contribute.

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Business Succession using International Investment

We continue the discussion from our Canadian Immigration Virtual Summit with sponsor Fragomen Law – looking at the Provincial Nominee Program’s Entrepreneurial Stream and how this very important immigration path can be used to speed up Canada's economic recovery. Banks have tightened their lending requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals seeking a loan to purchase an existing business are having difficulty securing capital. Business owners looking to sell their business to a new owner are seeing the impact.

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Colorectal cancer care pathways in Ontario and Quebec

Like most of the healthcare system, the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted colorectal cancer care pathways, but there is an opportunity to get back on track and realize greater value for both patients and health systems. This webinar draws on key findings from The Conference Board of Canada’s report Value-based analysis of patient care pathways in oncology: Focus on colorectal cancer in Ontario and Quebec.

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Leadership Reimagined

The disruptions to the work world throughout the last year has turned leadership on its head. Digital transformation, the global pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement, corporate social responsibility (i.e. ESG—environmental, social, and governance) and other societal factors have rapidly cast a new light on what “good leadership” is. 

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Integrated Models of Care in the Age of COVID

The future of health care in Canada is a topic of ongoing discussion and prominence—especially as we aim to come out of the pandemic stronger. Through team-based, integrated approaches to care a real opportunity exists to help people stay healthy, help people navigate the health care system and ultimately ensure that they receive the right care, at the right time.

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Virtual Mental Health Training

Mental Health training is an essential component of any wellness strategy, but what exactly is mental health training? When reviewing mental health training options, some questions to consider include: has the course been evaluated and is it right for you? Join Mental Health Commission of Canada, Training and Delivery Specialists for The Working Mind, and mental Health First Aid to discuss mental health training options.

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Achieving Equity: How Finance Professionals Can Drive Change in D&I

Finance Professionals recognize the strong link between inclusion and organizational success. As leaders in our organizations, we are well positioned to influence corporate culture and people’s behaviour. So why aren’t we doing it? According to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants’ (ACCA) latest research in Leading Inclusion, most do not know where to start.

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Labour Relations Outlook Webinar 2021: A Year of Recovery

The labour force changed irreversibly after COVID-19 struck in 2020. Now, the path to recovery has changed for labour relations leaders, with new challenges posed/on the horizon. The Labour Relations Outlook 2021 will explore the economic, compensation, and negotiating environments in which labour relations leaders will find themselves heading into bargaining in 2021.

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Adapting your workplace to the persistent pandemic

Across Canada, workplace health and safety protocols are evolving to keep pace with COVID-19. In this 60-minute interactive webinar, we will focus on the management of these changes and the critical success factors needed to adapt and thrive throughout the pandemic.

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Framing the cost of chronic health conditions in the workplace

Heath Solutions by Shoppers, in partnership with The Conference Board of Canada, have developed a free on-line tool for framing the cost of common chronic conditions in the workplace. Dr. Bill Howatt will instruct how to use this tool.

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Stop Hiding and Start Living: How to say F-IT to fear and develop mental fitness

We know that what stops us from making life better is fear, it can keep us parked in areas of our life for more time than we would like it to but what we also know is that what we believe is possible for ourselves will also come true, good or bad.

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Intangibles at the Heart of Global Value Chains and the COVID-19 Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic is not only disrupting the tangible parts of global value chains but also its heart—the intangibles. In this 60-minute webinar, Ari Van Assche, Professor of International Business, HEC Montréal, discusses the rising importance of intangibles in global value chains during the two decades preceding the pandemic.

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Healthy Employer and Employee Responses to COVID 19

In this webinar, three workplace experts will discuss how available evidence-based resources, practices and tools can be readily adapted to help organizations and individual employees find their way through this open-ended crisis.

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