Words Matter – Guidelines on Using Inclusive Language in the Workplace (BC Government)

This guide supports BC Public Service employees to model the use of inclusive language in the workplace and with citizens, however the principles and information included in the resource is relevant to all workplaces. Inclusive language is language that is free from words, phrases or tones that reflect prejudiced, stereotyped or discriminatory views of particular…

Prairie & Northern Territories (PNT) LGBTQ+ Newcomers Settlement Conference Report

On September 25 and 26, 2017, Centre for Newcomers in Calgary, Alberta hosted a two-day conference: the Prairie and Northern Territories (PNT) LGBTQ+ Newcomers Settlement Conference convened and funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The conference featured a diverse program of speakers with a range of personal and professional experiences supporting LGBTQ+ newcomers…