2022 Award Recipients

Celebrating Local Talent

In celebrating the 2022 Building Diversity Awards Recipients, all recipients were recognized for one or more steps they are taking that correspond to the Global Diversity and Inclusion Benchmarks (standards for organizations around the world), as adapted by BuildForce Canada. Take the self-assessment and see how your organization measures up. CLICK HERE

Desiree Smith

NexGen Builders Champion, Mentor Award - Recipient
Desiree T. Smith is a Black Carpenter and member of the Carpenters Local 27 union.

Rokhaya Gueyere

NexGen Builders Champion, Mentee Award - Recipient
A member of Carpenters, Local 27, Rokhaya is involved in union committees that address equity and inclusion within the union.

Daniels Corporation

NexGen Builders Champion, Employer Award - Recipient
The Daniels Corporation (Daniels) looks to prioritize diversity, equity and inclusion in all aspects of its business.


Leading on Diversity, Owner Client - Award Recipient

Mosaic Transit Group

Leading on Diversity, Contractor - Award Recipient
Mosaic is responsible for leading and delivering the community benefits program during the construction of the Finch West LRT line in northwest Toronto.

Carpenters Local 27

Leading on Diversity, Union - Award Recipient

Amina Dibe

Community Benefits Champion - Award Recipient
Amina is Manager of Government and Stakeholder Relations at Rescon, Ontario’s leading association of residential builders.
Presenting Sponsor
Desjardins was founded in 1900 and is Canada's largest financial cooperative with over 55,000 employees supporting the financial aspiration of families and businesses across the country. Desjardins believes we benefit as a society when we enrich the lives of people and communities.

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This is a two-step process. The nominator completes the nomination form, here. The nominee will be notified and asked to complete the BuildForce Canada Respectful Workplace Online Assessment Tool. This tool enables the nominator to identify what their organization is presently doing to create and support a respectful, and inclusive workplace.

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