Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada (GGC) recognizes and values the richness of human diversity in its many forms, and therefore strives to ensure environments where girls and women from all walks of life, identities, and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can participate fully. This commitment to inclusion means GGC's culture, programming, and practices encourage self-awareness and awareness of others; room for difference; and environments where girls and women feel safe, respected, supported, and inspired to reach their potential.
Guiding is for Everyone is a comprehensive resource that outlines GGC’s framework and guidelines for achieving diversity, equity and inclusion. It also provides guidance for staff and members on making activities, events, and programming inclusive.
In fulfilling its Mission, Girl Guides of Canada – Guides du Canada (GGC) endeavours to respect the dignity and independence of people with disabilities. GGC is committed to giving people with disabilities the same opportunity to access its services as others, and to allowing people with and without disabilities to benefit from the same services in the same places and in similar ways. The following documents support this policy:
Consult Safe Guide for more information on GGC Procedures for Activity Planning and Safety Management.
If you are a member of GGC and would like to see our full collection of Inclusivity and Accessibility documents, please visit the Inclusivity & Accessibility page on Member Zone.
If you have feedback or questions regarding GGC's accessibility policy and procedures please contact training(@)girlguides(dot)ca