In advance of Canada’s first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the WestJet Group of Companies declares its commitment to the corporate Call to Action #92 of the Truth and Reconciliation mandate.
“We acknowledge the importance of making our formal commitment to Call to Action #92,” said Angela Avery, WestJet’s Executive Vice-President External Affairs. “We are committed to building more respectful relationships with Indigenous communities and to providing equitable access to jobs, training and education opportunities for Indigenous Peoples. By making this public commitment to Call to Action #92, WestJet stands accountable for advancing our reconciliation journey with Indigenous Peoples and for continuing to provide educational opportunities for WestJetters.”
WestJet’s established relationships with a number of the Treaty 7 nations and the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada, (ITAC) has fostered and funded opportunities for Indigenous tourism by showcasing Indigenous People’s culture and history, while bringing global audiences to take part in Indigenous tourism experiences. See the details around WestJet’s ITAC partnership.