Numerous organizations continue to host webinars and virtual events to provide learning and networking opportunities and to facilitate discussions on a variety of topics. Here are some of the upcoming webinars and events you can attend.

Town Hall: The Vaccine Policy Debate

Hear from HR leaders and a BC employment lawyer as they discuss workplace policy questions as they pertain to the COVID-19 vaccine. The session, presented by the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC, takes place on Tuesday, September 7, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. PDT. Click here for more information and to register.

Recruiting 101: Tools to Find the Right Person for Your Team

This webinar, taking place on September 8 from 10-11 a.m. PDT, is the first in a three-part series, HR Strategy Toolkit: Recruit, Retain, Manage, hosted by Women’s Enterprise Centre (WEC). Sessions are open to everyone and will be by Potentia HR’s Chief People Officer, Tanja Halsall. Register for this session, or learn more about the entire series, on the WEC website.

Workplace Accessibility Grant Info Session

Learn more about the Workplace Accessibility Grant in this free webinar from Small Business BC (SBBC). Taking place on September 9 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. PDT, as part of Disability Employment Month in BC, this session will provide an overview of the grant program and its application process and answer frequently asked questions. Register in advance on the SBBC website.

For information on other upcoming SBBC education sessions and how to access these and other resources free of charge, visit Destination BC’s website.

Elements of Truth: Before Reconciliation

kinSHIFT and Purppl are hosting their four-part “experiential workshop series” starting this September, with the first workshop, Earth: Impacts of Colonization, taking place on September 9. Each of the four workshops are 2.5 hours long, taking place every Thursday, from 3-5:30 p.m. PDT. The rest of the September workshops are as follows:

  • Air: Expanding Perspectives, September 16
  • Fire: Awareness of Power and Privilege, September 23
  • Water: Shared Responsibilities, September 30

For more information on each workshop, and to view future dates/times, visit the kinSHIFT website.


Unicorns.LIVE has a few upcoming live-streamed programs:

  • On September 7 and 14, tune in at 6:30 p.m. PDT Two-Spirit Tea with Ella and Simma. The topics for the two shows are Drag Shows & Competitions and Indigenous Art, respectively.
  • The Black Phone podcast sees three Kelowna locals come together to "challenge controversial topics with the goal of progress." The next edition, Our Home and Native Land, will air on September 13 at 6:30 p.m. PDT. 

To see more of the upcoming virtual events, visit the Unicorns.LIVE website.

Have an upcoming event or webinar that would be of interest to those in the tourism industry? Email us so we can include the information in our next roundup.