Nordia Sherbrooke wins the Cultural Diversity Award

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Last Friday, the Nordia Sherbrooke team proudly received the Cultural Diversity Award at the Sherbrooke Diversity, Employment and Entrepreneurship Fair. This award, presented by Actions interculturelles, aims to recognize companies in the region for their integration efforts with employees from the different cultural communities.

Finalist in the past five years, this is a first time winning for Nordia.

The Sherbrooke center is a completely bilingual workplace where a diverse and inclusive culture flourishes. The 48 people from the various cultural communities hired since the beginning of 2017 testify to Nordia's commitment to the immigrant communities in the region.

Congratulations to the whole team for this great recognition!

From right to left: Jean-Claude Losier, Laurie Morrisson (Operations Managers), Stéphanie Delorme (Recruiter) and Chris Kaufmann (Site Director)

From right to left: Jean-Claude Losier, Laurie Morrisson (Operations Managers), Stéphanie Delorme (Recruiter) and Chris Kaufmann (Site Director)

Nordia Orillia raises over $800 for local charities

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On Septembre 30, the Nordia Orillia team participated for a second year to the Ride for Refuge event, which is a family-friendly fundraiser in support of local charities who provide refuge and hope for displaced people. Nearly 30 participants geared up this year to walk or bike, and raised over $800 in support of The Lighthouse Shelter and Couchiching Jubilee House. 

Congratulations to all the participants and to all the volunteers who contributed in making this a successful day!

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The 2017 Employee Appreciation BBQs: Always a Success!

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Like every year, the summer period was marked by our traditional employee appreciation BBQs. The organizing teams of the 13 centers have once again surpassed themselves in order to offer our employees with a wide range of fun activities such as dunk tanks, loot bags, numerous prizes and of course, an abundance of food! From hot dogs and hamburgers to brochettes, steak and salmon on the grill, there was a great variety again this year! Even if Mother Nature did not always cooperate, the smiles, the good humor, the fun and above all the family spirit that unites all Nordia employees was undisputed.

A big thank you to all the organizers and volunteers from coast to coast. We are already looking forward to next year!

The Nordia Saint John Navigators raise $3,400 for a good cause!

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On August 26, the Nordia Saint John team participated for a second year in a row to the Dragon Boat Festival in support of the St Joseph's Hospital foundation. Following the two preliminary heats, the 21 members of the Nordia Navigators won the "Goodlife Fitness Challenge"  by 4 seconds.

The Nordia Navigators ranked 13th of 25 teams, with a three heat combined time of 3'19''39 and raised a total of $3,400 in support of the various initiatives of the St Joseph's Hospital foundation.

Congratulations to the Nordia Navigators and to all the volunteers and supporters present throughout the day. Thank you all for your participation and your generosity and of course ... see you next year !!!

Nordia Peterborough raises $1,500 during the Big Bike event!

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On August 15, Nordia Peterborough participated for the second year in the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Big Bike Event, which was held at a local school. Before starting their Big Bike ride, the 20 team members warmed up by taking part in various group activities. The team had lots of fun and managed to raise $ 1,500 in support of the heart disease and stroke research.

Congratulations to the whole team!

Nordia Kitchener raises over $2,000 during the Big Bike event!

On August 14, 25 employees from Nordia Kitchener  participated for the first time in the Heart and Stroke Foundation's Big Bike Event. Not only did they have lots of fun riding Canada's ONLY 30-person bike, but they also raised $2,168 to support heart disease and stroke research and managed to successfully ride through the whole route without losing anyone! The team will be raising funds until the end of the month and is already getting ready for next year's ride!

Thanks to everyone for their participation and generosity! 

Nordia Rouyn-Noranda has fun in the bubbles for a great cause!

On July 15, the Nordia Rouyn-Noranda team participated for the first time to the Big Bubble Tour, the foamiest 5K fun run in town! Far from being a competitive race, the Big Bubble Tour is rather a fun experience that allows the participants to blast through 5 distinct foam stations. Funds raised during the day were donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rouyn-Noranda!

Even though the team did not win the duck race, they had a lot of fun and is already preparing for next year's challenge!