Diversity & Inclusion

50-30 Challenge

Destination Greater Victoria is committed to the 50-30 Challenge. The 50-30 Challenge, co-created by the Government of Canada, business and diversity organizations aims to improve access for diverse groups to positions of influence and leadership on boards and in senior management. Through the 50-30 Challenge Destination Greater Victoria is committing to achieve at least 50 per cent gender diversity and 30 per cent underrepresented groups in Canada which include racialized persons, those who identify as LGBTQ2, and people living with disabilities, to the board and senior management levels.

Additional information on the 50-30 Challenge is available here.

Destinations International Equity, Diversity and Inclusion CEO Pledge

As the CEO of Destination Greater Victoria – a member organization of Destinations International – Paul Nursey has taken the Destinations International Equity, Diversity and Inclusion CEO Pledge. He is committed to cultivating a visitor economy that represents a wide variety of individuals at all levels, celebrating the broad range of human differences among us and embracing the commonalities we share.

The Destinations International Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion CEO Pledge is available here.

ICA Community Partnership Network

Through the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria, Destination Greater Victoria is part of the Community Partnership Network (CPN) Group, comprised of local agencies, businesses and institutions committed to building diverse, welcoming and inclusive communities in Greater Victoria. CPN members work to develop their capacity by sharing resources and information aimed at promoting and supporting our increasingly diverse region.

Learn more here.

Destination Greater Victoria is honoured to be based on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples of the Songhees Nation and the Esquimalt Nation, whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.