The City of Mississauga’s Economic Development Office, as a part of the Equity and Diversity Collaborative (EDC) and in partnership with the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) Canada, has received a 2023 International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Excellence in Economic Development Gold Award. The award is presented to organizations dedicated to improving a community’s quality of life through focused, innovative and inclusive initiatives.
“We are excited to receive this prestigious international award from our economic development peers that recognizes the City for its continued support of local healthcare and life sciences companies to strengthen and improve pay equity and hiring diversity,” said Christina Kakaflikas, Director, Economic Development.
“The Collaborative is a unique approach that brings together the broader community to achieve a common goal of creating equitable and diverse workplaces. The group continues to be impactful in helping create an inclusive economy that supports and leverages our unique and multicultural population and workforce.”
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