BCIB’s Respectful Onsite Initiative is more than a day’s worth of training. It’s an ongoing commitment to culture change and worker empowerment. Below are links to websites that can help you continue the conversation and your learning. Read on. (And contact us with any questions or requests for support.)
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Building It Green BCIB is working with SkillPlan to develop a national training program to educate skilled tradespeople about their role in constructing and maintain net zero projects to help Canada meet its climate goals.
Truth and Reconciliation Reports Learn about the history and legacy of Canada’s Residential school system through this series of reports published by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
95 Calls to Action The national Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommended 95 calls to action aimed at redressing the legacy of residential schools and advancing reconciliation. You can read them here.
Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing Murdered and Indigenous Women and Girls Learn more about Canada’s rates of violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQ+ people and the Calls to Justice.
First Peoples' Map Learn more about the people whose territory you’re on in BC. If you click on a Nation or band’s name, in some cases you can hear how to pronounce it. This map is from the First Peoples' Cultural Council.
First Voices Learn to read, write, and speak words in First Nations languages. You can also download a keyboard so you can see, and type, certain characters used in First Nations languages.
UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Read the 2007 declaration made by the United Nations about the rights of Indigenous Peoples around the world.
Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act Plan Learn about how the Province of BC is implementing its 2019 Declaration Act, about the Declaration Secretariat, and about the people leading this work.
Right To Be: Bystander Intervention Resources Covers the “5Ds” method (Distract, Delegate, Document, Delay, and Direct) to support someone who’s being harassed.
SOGI 1 2 3 Curious about SOGI (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity) 1 2 3? You can learn what's happening in B.C. and download resources from this website, created for B.C. educators.
QMUNITY Here's a non-profit organization based in Vancouver that works to improve queer, trans, and Two-Spirit lives through programs, services, education, and training.
Construction Industry Rehab Plan C.I.R.P. is a treatment program that provides mental health and substance abuse care to the construction industry, including family members of our employees. CIRP also provides information about Naloxone kits and training.
Opioid Crisis Resources Here's where you can find info from the Government of Canada on how to reduce substance use stigma and harms, and how to get help with substance use.
HereToHelp Find quality information, learn new skills, and connect with key mental health resources in BC.
If you’ve haven’t found what you’re looking for, we’re here to help.