Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Committee Agenda Item

Working Group Updates

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Department:Regional Advisory Committee on Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (RACIDE)Sponsors:
Category:Report

Meeting History

Jun 16, 2021 5:30 PM  Regional Advisory Committee on Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (RACIDE) Meeting
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Anti-Racism Working Group

Caitlin Downie, Department Administrator, Community and Protective Services, advised that Council approved the amendments to the Committees Bylaw 17/024 at their June 8, 2021 Council Meeting. It was further noted that internal departments are continuing work on the launch of Community Investment Program Grants, the Employee Census and the Awareness Campaign.

Accessibility Working Group

Caitlin Downie, Department Administrator, Community and Protective Services noted that following the concerns that were raised by RIC regarding public transportation they department is working with Transit Services on how the service can be improved for both residents with disabilities and Seniors.

It was further noted that a working group is being formed for the Accessibility Audit. By Consensus of the Committee it was decided that Committee Member Tammy Jackson would participate in the working group as a representative of the RACIDE Committee.