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Webinar Series Resources

April 2023

Importance of Building An Inclusive Labour Force

Session Recording  


Loren Christie - Director of Business Development & Strategy, CGLCC

Dr. Jessica Ng - Director of Policy and Government Affairs, TIAO

Philip Mondor - President & CEO, Tourism HR Canada

Dr. Altaf Sovani - Founder & CEO, Alzen Consulting Inc.

March 2023

Propelling Tourism Innovation Through Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

 Session Recording

Justin Lafontaine, Program Lead & Founder, Tourism Innovation Lab

Annemarie Shrouder, Principal & Founder, Annemarie Shrouder International

January 2023

Indigenous Cultural Integrity Advisory Committee

Session Recording

Kevin Eshkawkogan, President & CEO, Indigenous Tourism Ontario




May 2022

Job Vacancies?  Consider the Disability Talent Pool

Session Recording

Fatima Finnegan, Vice President, Workforce Initiatives & Industry Relations, ORHMA

Donald Guse Salah, Program Manager for the Discover Ability Network, Ontario Chamber of Commerce

April 2022

Best Practices of Integrating DEI Principles at the DMO Level


Session Recording


Greg DeShields, Executive Director of Tourism Diversity Matters


Paul Hawes, VP, Destination Development and Marketing, Explore Edmonton


Kristen Foster, CMP, Senior Event Manager, Edmonton Convention Centre

March 2022

LGBT+ Overview and Case Study

Session Recording


Loren Christie, Tourism/Hospitality Expert


Allyson Tonelli, Director of Sales, Tourism Kingston


TJ Jones, Founding Consultant, Full Picture Management

February 2022

Better Business Discovery Process

Session Recording


Maxine Gundermann, Market Sales Manager, Eastern Ontario, Celebrity Cruises, Inc.

Niyoka McIntosh, Co-founder of Unpack Consulting; Wellness Vacation Specialist and owner of Vacation Your Way

Shalene Dudley, CTA, WPICC, PMP, Lead Travel Concierge at Latitude Concierge Travels, Ltd.

Maria Ines, Director of Agent Experience & Loyalty, Independent by Flight Centre

January 2022

DEI: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 101

Session Recording


Michael Bach, CEO of CCDI, Canadian Centre for Diversity & Inclusion



Kevin Eshkawkogan, CEO, Indigenous Tourism Ontario