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Sustainability in the Town of Innisfil

Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2022 08:30 AM

“The Town of Innisfil will actively maintain itself as a viable and vibrant community that fully embraces the principles of sustainability”.

- Innovative Innisfil Community Strategic Plan 2020-2030

What is sustainability?

Sustainability is a key concept driving human society today. It's used in various contexts to indicate environmentally friendly practices within cities, communities, organizations, and ecosystems. However, sustainability is more than good environmental practices—it's...

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Excellence Awardee: Best Learning & Development Strategy

Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2022 11:49 AM

After months of nominations and research, the Town of Innisfil has been selected as an Excellence Awardee in the 9th annual Canadian HR Awards! 

With the all-time high volume and caliber of nominations this year, the Town of Innisfil is extremely proud to be shortlisted within the award category, “The Queen’s University IRC Award for Best Learning & Development Strategy”. View the excellence awardees.

Winners will be announced at the awards gala on September 15, 2022.

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Employee Feature: Carla's Story

Posted on Monday, August 15, 2022 01:01 PM

“For me, my journey has just started with the Town of Innisfil. As a new employee, I’m in awe of how friendly and welcoming everyone has been—through the recruitment process, my first day on the job, and each day as I meet more new faces. I instantly felt like part of a team that wants to collaborate and work together for the benefit of the community and the residents we serve. I love the people-focused approach that instantly makes you feel welcome, unified and like you belong. In my first few weeks...

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CHRR Innovative HR Teams 2022

Posted on Monday, August 01, 2022 11:07 AM

The Town of Innisfil (more specifically our People & Talent Team) was named on the list of Canadian HR Reporter's Innovative HR Teams! 

This recognition showcases HR teams that have agile, bold, and forward-thinking people strategies. People & Talent continues to break boundaries to move the HR profession forward in what has been another tumultuous year—taking a progressive approach to recruitment, learning and development, introducing new technology and much more! Winners were...

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Employee Feature: Fabian's Story

Posted on Friday, July 15, 2022 12:26 PM

Innisfil hires differently. When it comes to hiring, they’re looking for a different outlook and real passion. I started my journey with Innisfil during my first co-op term in the Architectural Technology Program at Georgian College. After completing several other co-op terms within the Community Development and Standards Branch (CDSB), I moved into the role of Building Inspector (on contract). 

Five months after I graduated, I was honoured to accept a full-time permanent position as a Building...