Celebrating diversity and fostering inclusion to advance equity

At Canada Lands Company, we are committed to making equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) a part of everything we do - from transforming properties, to creating unique Canadian experiences. We expect to learn and grow together, recognizing that our differences make our workplaces stronger. Our employees, guests and communities are all part of our fabric, and we seek inspiration from our interactions, which can lead to positive societal impacts.

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Learning & Growth

As part of our continuous learning, we are committed to better understanding EDI, building awareness, and bringing employees along on this journey.

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We strive for diverse representation at every level within the organization to ensure that all voices are heard, valued, and incorporated into decision-making.

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Culture of Inclusion

We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where all are welcome, can be themselves, and feel a sense of safety and belonging.

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We seek to increase our efforts to support and engage with Indigenous communities and underrepresented groups.

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Lydia Syme

Canada Lands recognizes the value that diversity and inclusion bring to the workplace and the spaces it manages and builds. We have a culture where employees can feel comfortable being themselves and we benefit from diverse leadership across our teams. Diversity and inclusion are very important to me and I am proud to be an advocate and leader for others from diverse backgrounds as a member of the Rainbow Connection and as Co-Chair of the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) Committee. 

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Georgette L'Hirondelle

As Canada Lands continues to incorporate diversity and inclusion as part of its corporate culture, I am compelled to participate in the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) committee, while appreciating the opportunity to grow from education and collaboration. I value the opportunity to engage and learn valuable insights from many perspectives. 

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Panky Patel

I have been at Canada Lands more than 25 years and I see the progress the Company has made especially in the last few years when it comes to diversity and inclusion. Canada Lands is very committed to making positive advances in this area, the culture is definitely evolving and I am super thrilled to be part of that change.  It’s important because everyone wants to feel welcomed, and their ideas respected. What I have learned from being on the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) committee is that everyone at every level of the organization can make a difference.

Employee Resource Groups

Employee resource groups at Canada Lands share common goals that promote a positive culture and offer support and education to foster a healthy work environment for people to bring their authentic selves to work.

Rainbow Connection consists of employees who are members of the 2SLGBTQI+ community and those who are allies of that community. The Rainbow Connection’s mandate is to: 

  • Reduce barriers, create awareness and provide support for members of the 2SLGBTQI+ community;

  • Support the Company's Human Resources team with career and talent development; 

  • Engage with Canadians and enhance corporate social responsibility as they pertain to 2SLGBTQI+ matters; and

  • Provide social and networking opportunities for employees.

Organizations that we work with  
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