Winner of BC's Top Employers and Canada's Best Diversity Employers Awards in 2017
This year, Island Health was selected as one of BC's Top Employers and Canada's Best Diversity Employers.
Canadian HR Awards - September 2016
This award recognises Island Health as an organisation that has diversity and inclusion at the heart of its business, and that provides programs for employees from five groups including women, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal peoples and LGBTI community. Read more: Canadian HR Awards Announcement
Canadian College of Health Leaders - June 2016
This award honours Island Health as a forward thinking healthcare organization that has demonstrated leadership in creating and promoting diversity and inclusion to improve the environment for its employees, and to better service their customers/patients, and the community.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) and their award sponsors honour the individuals, teams and organizations that are making a difference across the healthcare community. For almost two decades, the National Awards Program has been showcasing the success of exemplary individuals and teams, encouraging knowledge exchange, and celebrating excellence while stimulating replication of leading practices across the health industry. Read more: Island Health News Article about the Award.
2016 Canadian HR Awards: Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award
Presented September 15, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario
Sheila White (Yaatqumaat), Aboriginal Employment Advisor, Island Health
2016 CCHL Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award
Presented June 5, 2016 in Ottawa, Ontario
Ray Racette, CHE, President & CEO, Canadian College of Health Leaders; Jennifer Gilson, Senior Director of Business Development, Sodexo Canada; Sheila White (Yaatqumaat), Aboriginal Employment Advisor, Island Health; Normand St-Gelais, Director, Diversity & Inclusion, Sodexo Canada; Sue Owen, CHE, Chair, Canadian College of Health Leaders.