Pride at Work Canada/Fierté au travail Canada will celebrate PRIDE with you, our LGBTQ2+ communities and our National and Regional Partners from coast to coast this summer. We have been working on several virtual events to celebrate and connect people from all provinces and territories over June, July and August. Some of them are open to the general public, some are for our members, being an exclusive opportunity just for employees of Pride at Work Canada’s National and Regional Partners.

Virtual ProPride 2020 – FREE events

Our Virtual ProPride 2020 Season is open to anyone who would like to learn about some of the most important topics in LGBTQ2+ workplace inclusion. All five sessions will have live captions and subtitles (French subtitles for the English panels and vice-versa).

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 1 pm EDT
Queer & Trans Women Leading the Way (English)
In collaboration with Catalyst Canada

Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 3 pm to 4pm EDT
Transitioning Employers: A survey of policies and practices for trans inclusive workplaces (English)
Co-presented by Pride at Work Canada and The Institute for Gender and the Economy at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 12pm EDT
Two-Spirit Inclusion in the Workplace (English)
In partnership with Indigenous Works

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 12pm EDT
LGBTQ2+ Inclusion in the Skilled Trades (English)
In partnership with the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 12pm EDT
Queering the Future of Work (English)
In partnership with the Conference Board of Canada

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 12pm EDT
Generation Z: Queer & Trans on the Job (French)
In partnership with Youth Fusion

Virtual ProPride logo with icons related to June, July and August

Virtual Discussion for Members

As part of our summer of member programming, we are organizing our 1st-ever Q&A and five regional virtual discussions. We’ll connect employees of Pride at Work Canada’s National and Regional Partner network to discuss ongoing issues for LGBTQ2+ communities in Canada’s workplaces, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020, from 12 pm to 1 pm EDT
Virtual Member QA: Best Practices for LGBTQ2+ Inclusion
Presented by Colin Druhan (he/him), Executive Director, & Jade Pichette (they/them), Manager of Programs, Pride at Work Canada

Wednesday, June 17, 2020, from 12 pm to 1 pm EDT
Facilitated Virtual Discussion: Building LGBTQ2+ Inclusion in Ontario (English)
Facilitated by Jade Pichette, Manager of Programs, Pride at Work Canada

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, from 12 pm to 1 pm ADT (11 am to 12 pm EDT)
Facilitated Virtual Discussion: Building LGBTQ2+ Inclusion in Atlantic Canada (English)
Facilitated by Jade Pichette, Manager of Programs, Pride at Work Canada

Wednesday, July 29, 2020, from 12 pm to 1 pm PDT (3 pm to 4 pm EDT)
Facilitated Virtual Discussion: Building LGBTQ2+ Inclusion in British Columbia (English)
Facilitated by Jade Pichette, Manager of Programs, Pride at Work Canada

Wednesday, August 19, 2020, from 12 pm to 1 pm EDT
Facilitated Virtual Discussion: Building LGBTQ2+ Inclusion in Quebec (French)
Facilitated by Florence Gagnon, Programming Assistant – Quebec, Pride at Work Canada

Wednesday, August 26, 2020, from 12 pm to 1 pm MDT (2 pm to 3 pm EDT)
Facilitated Virtual Discussion: Building LGBTQ2+ Inclusion in the Prairies (English)
Facilitated by Jade Pichette, Manager of Programs, Pride at Work Canada

This Virtual Discussion series is exclusively for employees of our National and Regional Partners. If you’re not sure if your employer is one of our partners, please contact us – info@prideatwork.ca.


Pride at Work Canada is proud to have the support of Scotiabank, the exclusive sponsor of our Regional Virtual Discussion Series.