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Values and Ethics Statement

These statements reflect the collective values to which Western Economic Diversification Canada's (WD) employees aspire. They are reflective of a workforce that cares about people and about serving the best interests of its many clients. The statements contained below represent a synthesis of thought and discussion. They were developed within the context of the “Values and Ethics Code for the Public Service” and are in every respect complimentary.

Our Values

  • We value, respect and care for one another and recognize that the success of WD depends on the success of each and everyone.
  • We are committed to WD’s Mission and to serving and supporting the needs of our clients and partners in Western Canada.
  • We are a learning organization.
  • We manage with integrity and honesty and, with accountability, equity, fairness, transparency and respect.
  • We recognize that communication is the cornerstone of our work.
  • We recognize and celebrate excellence and achievement whether great or small in all employees.


We are accountable for our actions and we know that for these statements to have meaning each of us must hold the other accountable in a supportive manner.