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Companies by Name  (A-J)  (K-Z)

Accenture Inc. is a leading international management consulting, technology services and outsourcing firm. Accenture manages the "Abilities Access Interest Group", an employee network which provides support and increased awareness of persons with disabilities.

Agrium Inc. is a North and South American retail supplier and wholesale producer of agricultural products and specialty fertilizers. Agrium Inc. manages the "Agrium Women's Leadership Group".

BC Hydro is a provincial crown corporation and electric utility that serves the province of British Columbia. BC Hydro supports Aboriginal commerce.

BDC/Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is a federal Crown corporation that provides financing and consulting services for small and medium-sized businesses. Its offices work with local community organizations to support the employment efforts of new Canadian job-seekers.

Boeing Canada Operations Limited manufactures structural components for all current models of Boeing commercial aircraft, including designing and manufacturing several components of the new 787 Dreamliner. The company offers bursaries for Aboriginal students who are enrolled in the Aerospace Manufacturing Technician  program through Red River College and post-secondary scholarships for students who attend the Manitoba School for the Deaf.

British Columbia Institute of Technology/BCIT is a leading post-secondary institution offering pre-apprenticeship to degree-level programs. Recently BCIT created an internal awards program to recognize employees who champion diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

Cameco Corporation is one of the world's largest uranium producers and suppliers of conversion services. It works with Women in Mining and the Mining Human Resource Council to research employment barriers faced by women in the mining industry.

CAMH/Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital  and manages "Employment Works!", a unique program to help those who have experience living with mental health or addiction with access to  meaningful employment.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation/CMHC is Canada's national housing agency and provider of mortgage loan insurance, mortgage-backed securities, housing policy and programs, and housing research. CMHC manages a unique "special needs" program for individuals with Down Syndrome.

Cargill Limited is an international producer and marketer of food and agricultural products, as well as providing supporting financial and industrial products and services. Cargill Limited maintains an Ebony Council to promote the inclusion of Black/African-American employees.

CIBC/Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce is a leading financial institution that provides a range of financial products and services. CIBC introduced a collaborative mentoring program called "Mosaic Mentorship Program", across all affinity groups to match employees with members of different networks.

Corus Entertainment Inc. is a media and entertainment company that owns television services, radio stations, and Nelvana, a producer and distributor of children's and animated programming.  Its stations partner with local universities and colleges to provide bursaries to Aboriginal students and students with disabilities.

Dalhousie University is a leading post-secondary academic institution serving over 16,500 full- and part-time students. Dalhousie Created the "Dalhousie Diversity Faculty Awards", a program to help increase representation of minority groups among professors by rewarding Faculties that hire from underrepresented groups.

Dentons Canada LLP, formerly Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP, is a Canadian business law firm with offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver. It provides pro-bono legal services to Pride at Work Canada, a non-profit corporation that provides support to LGBT professionals in the Canadian workplace.

City of Edmonton provides municipal government services to local businesses and residents. The city employs an Aboriginal Outreach Consultant and offers employment information sessions to members of the Aboriginal community.

Enbridge Inc. is a provider of natural gas distribution, pipelines and energy-related services across North America. The company recently created "Feminen" (Females in Engineering), an employee resource group dedicated to the attraction, retention and engagement of female employees.

ENMAX Corporation is an electrical and natural gas distribution and transmission company. In partnership with CUPE Local 38, it created work experience programs for persons with disabilities, women, visible minorities and Aboriginal peoples.

Ernst & Young LLP is a professional services firm that provides audit, advisory, tax, corporate finance and management consulting services. It maintains an Access Abilities Committee to raise awareness of workplace issues that affect persons with disabilities.

Health Canada/Santé Canada is a federal government department that works to maintain and improve the health of Canadians. In partnership with other departments, it  created "Enhanced Internal Placement Services".

Home Depot of Canada Inc. is a leading home improvement retailer with stores located across the country. The company recently launched "Power of Possibility", a resource group for employees with disabilities to raise awareness on different abilities and to ensure accessibility in stores.

Jazz Aviation LP is a regional airline serving over 80 destinations across Canada and in the United States. The airline launched a dedicated Aboriginal employee group and invited an Aboriginal elder to help develop the group's mission statement.