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Celebrating Diversity Month

Celebrating Diversity Month

Posted Apr 29th, 2022

As part of Celebrate Diversity Month, we asked our team members to share their reflections on the importance of diversity.

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Celebrating diversity helps ‘to ensure everyone feels comfortable’ – Sonali Kohli, Vice-President, Diagnostics and Chief Information Officer

Celebrating diversity helps ‘to ensure everyone feels comfortable’ – Sonali Kohli, Vice-President, Diagnostics and Chief Information Officer

Posted Apr 11th, 2022

We caught up with Sonali Kohli, Vice-President, Diagnostics and Chief Information Officer, who tells us what diversity means to her as Niagara Health celebrates Diversity Month.

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“It’s really important for every voice to be heard” – Elisabeth Zimmermann

“It’s really important for every voice to be heard” – Elisabeth Zimmermann

Posted Mar 8th, 2022

Elisabeth Zimmermann is a member of the Board of Directors at Niagara Health and Executive Director of the YWCA Niagara Region. She is an inspiring and powerful advocate for women in Niagara. This International Women’s Day, she reflects on what drives her passion to improve the lives of women.

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Reflections on a “life of firsts” and Black History Month from Niagara Health Board member Dr. Gervan Fearon

Reflections on a “life of firsts” and Black History Month from Niagara Health Board member Dr. Gervan Fearon

Posted Feb 16th, 2022

Dr. Gervan Fearon is a Board member at Niagara Health and President of George Brown College in Toronto. As a Black Canadian who has charted his own path – and helped paved the way for others – we were interested to sit down and learn about what Black History Month means to him.

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Niagara Health commits to diversity in leadership through Canada’s 50 – 30 Challenge

Niagara Health commits to diversity in leadership through Canada’s 50 – 30 Challenge

Posted Feb 15th, 2022

Niagara Health is participating in the federal government’s 50 – 30 Challenge to increase diversity in positions of influence and leadership across our organization. 

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Niagara Health recognizes Black History Month

Niagara Health recognizes Black History Month

Posted Feb 1st, 2022

February is Black History Month – an important time to recognize and reflect on the history, experiences, contributions and accomplishments of Black people in Niagara and Canada.

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Niagara Health celebrates Indigenous Inclusion Month

Niagara Health celebrates Indigenous Inclusion Month

Posted Sep 1st, 2021

This month, we are celebrating our first Indigenous Inclusion Month at Niagara Health.

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Niagara Health celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

Niagara Health celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

Posted Jun 21st, 2021

National Indigenous Peoples Day is a day to celebrate the unique heritage, rich traditions and teachings of Indigenous peoples in Canada. It is also a day to recognize the need to continue working together with our Indigenous partners to build healthy communities.

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Niagara Health celebrates National Pride Month

Niagara Health celebrates National Pride Month

Posted Jun 1st, 2021

Today marks the first day of Niagara Health’s month-long Pride activities – a time for celebration and reflection.

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