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June 21, 2022

National Indigenous Peoples Day is a Learning Opportunity

June is National Indigenous History Month. It’s an opportunity for Indigenous and non-…

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June 20, 2022

Employee Spotlight on Living our Values

“After a while, you learn to ignore the names people call you and just trust who you a…

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June 9, 2022

Celebrate Pride Month Proudly!

When think about the history of Pride, often the first thing that comes to people's minds ar…

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June 9, 2022

Let's Celebrate Filipino Heritage Month

June is Filipino Heritage Month in Canada. During this time, we highlight the contributions…

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June 1, 2022

Western Financial Group Promotes Accessibility

The annual National AccessAbility Week in Canada is from May 29 to June 4. It is a time to p…

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May 13, 2022

Celebrating Asian Heritage Month

May is Asian Heritage Month. The Government of Canada notes that it’s an opportunity t…

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May 5, 2022

Celebrate the Contributions of Jewish Canadians during Jewish Heritage Month this May

Jewish Heritage Month provides an opportunity to remember, celebrate and educate future gene…

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April 19, 2022

Western team members talk about what diversity means to them

April is Celebrate Diversity Month, a time to celebrate and acknowledge our differences, inc…

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April 13, 2022

More Than 1/5 of Canadians at Risk of a Gender or Racial Pay Gap

April is Celebrate Diversity Month and it’s an opportunity to learn about the contribu…

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World Autism Awareness Day is April 2

April 1, 2022

World Autism Awareness Day is April 2

World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) is recognized by the United Nations and takes place on Apr…

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Significance of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 25, 2022

Significance of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Every year, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination marks the day…

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Western Women Breaking the biases and creating balance

March 21, 2022

Western Women Breaking the biases and creating balance

At Western, we believe that our company is stronger because of the experiences, perspectives…

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Empower and Advocate for Inclusion on World Down Syndrome Day 2022

March 18, 2022

Empower and Advocate for Inclusion on World Down Syndrome Day 2022

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is on March 21 and advocates for the rights and inclusion of…

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March 15, 2022

Celebrating Women's History Month and Breaking the Bias

Avelia Stewart, Diversity and Inclusion partner with Western, spoke with Jennifer Motiuk, a…

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March 8, 2022

Women of Western breaking the bias in the workplace

Avelia Stewart, Diversity and Inclusion Lead with Western, spoke with Natalie Ayotte, CEO, H…

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6 Ways to Stop Bullying and Why You Should Wear Pink on February 23

February 22, 2022

6 Ways to Stop Bullying and Why You Should Wear Pink on February 23

Pink Shirt Day takes place on the last Wednesday in February and will be celebrated on Febru…

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Black History Month in Canada - 10 Things You Did Not Know

February 1, 2022

Black History Month in Canada - 10 Things You Did Not Know

February is Black History Month in Canada and honours the legacy of Black Canadians, who hav…

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December 3, 2021

Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20 is International Transgender Day of Remembrance. The first one took place in 199…

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October 10, 2021

Western Commemorates International Day of the Girl 2021

October 11 is the International Day of the Girl Child. Former member of Parliament Rona Ambr…

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October 9, 2021

Western acknowledges World Mental Health Day 2021

Created by the World Federation for Mental Health and recognized by the World Health Organiz…

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October 5, 2021

Do you know the history behind Latin American Heritage Month?

On June 21, 2018, the Parliament of Canada proclaimed October as Latin American Heritage Mon…

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September 29, 2021

Western Honours National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (NDTR) happens on September 30, previous…

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September 23, 2021

Raising awareness on the importance of sign language

International Day of Sign Language, which started in 2018 is celebrated annually on Septembe…

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August 11, 2021

Leadership Skills and the Young Generation of Social Responsibility

Amber Bley, an Insurance Advisor with Western Financial Group, in South Lethbridge, has a re…

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June 21, 2021

Why is National Indigenous History Month Important for all Canadians?

June is National Indigenous History Month and honors the diversity, heritage, and history of…

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June 15, 2021

What you need to know about Pride for National Pride Month

Pride Week - What do You Need to Know? Pride Week celebrates and commemorates LGBT2Q+ cultur…

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June 10, 2021

Western Celebrates Pride Month

June 1st marks the beginning of Pride Month and we wanted to acknowledge and celebrate the L…

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June 2, 2021

Western Honours Children Found Buried in Kamloops, BC, and Supports Actions for Change

Last week, we learned of the tragic remains of 215 Indigenous children on the former Kamloop…

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May 25, 2021

Western celebrates the contributions of Asian-Canadians throughout history

Asian Heritage Month is in May in Canada and is a time to learn about the contributions and…

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April 15, 2021

5 ways we can all honour Celebrate Diversity Month

Celebrate Diversity Month was started in 2004 as a way to honour diversity and you have all…

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April 13, 2021

Did you know that International Day of Pink is April 14th?

The Day of Pink takes place on the second Wednesday in April. It is the international day ag…

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February 19, 2021

How you can get involved in Pink Shirt Day

Western Financial Group team members take part in Pink Shirt Day 2020. Feb. 19, 2021. The la…

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