Focus and Outcomes

(Continuously evolving)

1. Increase Indigenous seats at the WCVM

  • Currently at 2 seats
    • Lobbying provincial government to increase this to 4 seats to more adequately reflect the population demographics

2. Initiation of WCVM anti-racism/discrimination training, policies and enforcement

3. Pursue incorporation of Indigenous Peoples culture and history, EDI and Outreach into the WCVM curriculum

4. Work in collaboration with the veterinary provincial veterinary regulatory bodies to collect data on self-identified BIPOC veterinarians and veterinary students

5. Elementary and High-school programs – Representation matters!

6. Respectful outreach into marginalized communities in collaboration with local support organizations

7. Multifaceted BIPOC pre-vet student support