HALIFAX, May 25, 2020 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR) is proud to announce that its subsidiary, Jazz Aviation LP ('Jazz'), is a recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Commitment to Employment Equity award. Each year, Employment and Social Development Canada recognizes federally regulated private-sector employers and federal contractors for their efforts in implementing employment equity in their workplaces. Previously, Jazz received the Sector Distinction award in 2018 and 2017.
"We are honoured to be recognized for our commitment to employment equity," said Randolph deGooyer, President, Jazz. "Over the last decade, we have been on a journey to evolve our culture into one that actively celebrates and truly values diversity. We have implemented a number of industry-leading initiatives that have contributed to making our workspaces more inclusive and creating a sense of belonging for our employees."
The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, announced the 2019 Employment Equity Achievement award winners in a news release issued May 20, 2020. The Outstanding Commitment to Employment Equity award recognizes employers that have demonstrated outstanding commitment in implementing their employment equity plans by instituting measures to remove barriers, adopting special measures, and/or establishing positive policies and practices to achieve tangible results.
Chorus is a global provider of integrated regional aviation solutions. Chorus' vision is to deliver regional aviation to the world. Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Chorus is comprised of Chorus Aviation Capital a leading, global lessor of regional aircraft, and Jazz Aviation and Voyageur Aviation – companies that have long histories of safe operations with excellent customer service. Chorus provides a full suite of regional aviation support services that encompasses every stage of an aircraft's lifecycle, including aircraft acquisitions and leasing; aircraft refurbishment, engineering, modification, repurposing and preparation; contract flying; aircraft and component maintenance, disassembly, and parts provisioning. Chorus Class A Variable Voting Shares and Class B Voting Shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol 'CHR'. www.chorusaviation.com
Jazz Aviation LP has a strong history in Canadian aviation with its roots going back to the 1930s. As the largest regional carrier in Canada, Jazz has a proven track record of industry leadership and exceptional customer service and has leveraged that strength to deliver value to all its stakeholders. www.flyjazz.ca
SOURCE Chorus Aviation Inc.