In 2021, Halifax McInnes Cooper’s BIPoC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour) members organized and formed the firm’s BIPoC committee. Since then, the committee has grown and now includes BIPoC members from all offices across the Atlantic Region.
The committee’s mandate includes collective efforts to eliminate discrimination at all levels by:
The committee recognizes there are multiple dimensions and unique challenges given the complex and intersectional nature of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Members of the BIPoC committee are additionally active within the firm DEI Working Group and contribute their time and knowledge in advancing McInnes Cooper Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative as part of the firm’s strategic plan.
We work on various initiatives to advance our efforts. Our achievements include: