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onBoard Canada

Our mission is to make not-for-profit and public sector leadership more effective, inclusive, and responsive to the communities they serve. We are committed to supporting inclusive leadership in governance by providing training and resources to strengthen the capacity of not-for-profit and public boards across Canada.

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Online Training

Acquire new skills and gain knowledge on effective leadership for modern governance through our online, self-paced, accessible training by leading subject matter specialists.

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Check out the diversity-related research, useful links, and tools available from onBoard Canada to help you or your organization.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if governance training is right for me?

Our self-paced training courses address governance fundamentals as well as more advanced topics, suitable for both emerging and experienced directors. Our courses cover the essentials of board governance, inclusive leadership, governance through the stages of board maturity, understanding unconscious bias and the board, as well as resources to support your learning development.

Can onBoard Canada provide our board with training on effective leadership, embedding diversity, and good governance suitable for both our new and experienced directors?

Find training courses that address board essentials, unconscious biases, diversity, and inclusive leadership. Our training courses are suitable for both new and experienced directors.
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Sonia Kumar

While I knew I wanted to be on a board in Hamilton, I didn’t have much knowledge of boards or how they worked. The educational aspect of the program really appealed to me, and so I decided to get involved.

– Sonia Kumar
Founder/Owner of Body Brave

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onBoard Canada allowed the Agency to identify its requirements, and provided a ranking of individuals suitable for the roles for which we were recruiting. Through onBoard Canada, Hope 24/7 was able to access talent it would not have otherwise reached.

– Hope 24/7

Fatih Yegul

I set myself a target of sitting on the boards of two organizations. And after about a year, here I am being appointed to boards of two wonderful organizations that proved to be leaders in their fields.

– Fatih Yegul
Settlement Assistance and Family Support Services (SAFSS) and Harmony Harmony Movement

Contact the onBoard Canada National Office

onBoard Canada logoEmail: onboardcanada@ryerson.ca
Phone: 416-979-5000 ext. 7870
Address: The Chang School of Continuing Education at Ryerson University, 297 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON