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COVID-19 Vaccinations – What Employers Need to Know

This session focuses on COVID-19 vaccinations, specifically the things Non-Profit Housing Providers need to know to effectively promote vaccinations in their workforce and their resident populations. The session provides a primer on vaccinations, the current rollout, issues related to hesitancy and the steps that providers can take, both as Employers and as Landlords, to promote people getting vaccinated. It covers the legal framework and alternatives to vaccinations that are necessary to ensure public health and safety.



May 13, 2021


10:00 am - 12:30 pm



Member Cost:


Who should attend

Senior management and supervisory level of any and all NP Housing and/or social services providers (e.g. groups that do homeless outreach, harm reduction, supportive housing, assisted living, etc.)

What you will learn

By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Know about vaccinations and why they are important
  • Understand COVID-19 vaccines and the vaccination program
  • Be aware of vaccine hesitancy, why it exists and how to encourage vaccinations
  • Understand Employer’s legal rights & obligations re vaccinations
  • Be aware of steps Employers can take to combat COVID-19 in the workplace


Marsha Goldford
Founder & CEO/HR Consultant
The Wisdom Group

Brayden Volkenant
Barrister & Solicitor,
Dejager Volkenant Barristers and Solicitors

Celeste Hayward
Director, Operations,
Aboriginal Housing Management Association