About this Award

This award is presented to a BC employer for creating a workplace that supports the principles of multiculturalism and employment equity.

This award provides recognition for BC employers that are creating more diverse workplaces. The recipient is selected from employers who participated in MOSAIC employment programs during the past year.


Mosaic Employer Recognition Award

Award Criteria

The MOSAIC Employer Recognition Award is given to an employer who shows a dedication to:

  • Having a diverse, multicultural staff

  • Removing language barriers for immigrants and refugees

  • Supporting the integration of immigrants and refugees into the Canadian workforce through work placements, mentoring, and other career support

2023-2024 Recipient

Metro Vancouver Regional District

The Metro Vancouver Regional District is a diverse organization that plans for and delivers regional utility services, including water, wastewater treatment, and solid waste management. It also regulates air quality, plans for urban growth, manages a regional parks systems, provides affordable housing, and serves as a regional federation.

Learn more about the recipient and the award.

Previous Recipients

  • Fortinet Technologies (Canada) Inc. (2013)
  • Vancity (2012)
  • Coastal Contacts Inc. (2011)
  • BC Hydro (2010)
  • Vancouver Coastal Health (2009)
  • Canada Safeway Limited (2008)
  • Open Box Integration (2007)
  • Small Potatoes Urban Delivery (SPUD) (2006)
  • Granville Island Hotel (2005)

  • SerVantage Services Corporation (2004)
  • Savoury City Foods Ltd. and SGS Canada Inc. (2003)
  • Que Pasa Mexican Foods Ltd. (2002)
  • White Spot Restaurants (2001)
  • The Metropolitan Hotel (2000)
  • PMC-Sierra (1999)
  • Golden Bough Herb Company (1998)
  • Capers (1997)

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Community Sponsor