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23rd Annual McMaster Children’s Party

01/12/2018 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – McMaster University is committed to fostering an inclusive community by providing families of McMaster employees with the opportunity to gather together.  At the annual McMaster Children’s Party, we build a greater awareness and understanding of each other’s cultures by celebrating the diversity of our children and holiday celebrations. The McMaster Children’s Party Committee, in partnership […]

Thrive Week Kickoff – Mistakes Happen!

04/02/2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Mistakes Happen! will bring together a group of McMaster leaders to discuss moments of professional mishaps, resilience, and the importance of overcoming mistakes to improve personal and professional well-being. Our lineup of speakers includes; Arig al Shaibah, Associate Vice-President, Equity & Inclusion Kim Dej, Associate Vice-Provost (Faculty) Joe Kim, Associate Professor, Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour Wanda […]

ConnectME Presents: McMaster Piece


04/03/2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Event Details 6 p.m. Appetizers and Networking at McMaster Innovation Park 7 p.m. Painting begins Cost: $20 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Do you love to paint, but also love to socialize with friends and colleagues? As always, the ConnectME Committee has an answer for you. With Mardi Gras just around the corner, join the ConnectME […]

Retirement Ready – Hourly Pension Plan

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05/03/2019 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm – This workshop is intended for active employees enrolled in a Contributory Pension Plan.  In this workshop, participants will: explore an overview of the Contributory Pension Plans, including how your pension is calculated and the pension options available to you. review key ages and dates in the retirement process. learn about the retirement process, including key […]

Indigenous Cultural Competency Workshop

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08/03/2019 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm – Human Resources Services, in collaboration with the Equity and Inclusion Office, the Indigenous Studies Program, and the Faculty of Social Sciences, is pleased to present a workshop on Indigenous Cultural Competency. This interactive and informative session will provide a comprehensive overview of Indigenous People’s demographics and worldviews, contributions and resilience, Indigenous Women, and workplace impact […]

International Women’s Day 2019: A Celebration of McMaster Women

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08/03/2019 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – You are cordially invited to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 with McMaster’s AVP, Chief Human Resources Officer Wanda McKenna, AVP, Equity and Inclusion Dr. Arig al Shaibah and Keynote Speaker Erin Elofson, Country Manager of Pinterest Canada. Date:  Friday, March 8, 2019 Time:  12:00pm-2:00pm Location:  McMaster University Club – Great Hall Register on Eventbrite: All McMaster faculty and staff are […]

Retirement Planning: Helping You Sail Successfully into the Future

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13/03/2019 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm – Register here McMaster has partnered with Employee Financial Well-Being to offer you a retirement planning program that is geared to employees who are preparing for and transitioning into retirement. The full day program will help you build a much clearer personal retirement lifestyle vision, determine how much you will need to achieve that vision, and […]

Mental Health First Aid – March 2019

20/03/2019 – 21/03/2019 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm – This 12 hour interactive training is run over two days.  You will learn how to recognize, respond and support mental health and wellness.  The primary goal of the workshop is to increase mental health awareness, decrease stigma, and provide basic intervention skills and techniques.  You will learn a model designed to provide mental health first […]

Employment Equity Forum

Employment Equity Forum

25/03/2019 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am – Please join us for a progress report on McMaster’s Employment Equity Framework and initiatives, including a panel discussion on best practices. Date: Monday, March 25, 2019 Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Location: Council Chambers, Gilmour Hall, Room 111 Remarks By: President Patrick Deane and Roger Couldrey, Vice-President (Administration) Guest Speaker: Karen Kelsey, Relationship Manager, […]

Employment Equity Information Session

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04/04/2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm – For employees unable to attend the Employment Equity Forum, please register for the Employment Equity Information Session: DATE: Thursday, April 4, 2019 TIME: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. LOCATION: McMaster University Centre for Continuing Education, One James North, Room 110 TO REGISTER, PLEASE GO TO:  To discuss an individual accommodation, please contact May-Marie Duwai-Sowa, […]