Canadian Businesses Creating Good Local Jobs.
The Business Case for Paid Sick Days + Higher Wages and Fair Scheduling
BWA Members all enjoy benefits from these business practices. From better economic performance to retention and even succession planning – investing in your employees means they’ll invest back in you. Read and find out how these ideas can increase resilience and profitability.
Directory Discover our Canadian Business Members
We’re growing our membership from coast to coast to coast. Find your local BWA business members in our directory. From charming cafes to grocery and professional services – find your local Better Way Alliance business members and help them keep creating great local jobs.
Is Your Business Being Affected by Commercial Rent Increases?
Can your business afford a 10, 20, or 50% rent increase from one month to the next? We’ve heard from business owners across Ontario and Canada that are being affected by unmanageable rent increases. Join our campaign and take action to protect local brick and mortar businesses.
What is the BWA
The Better Way Alliance is Canada’s Ethical Employer Network. We KNOW there’s a better way to do business.
Our team advocates for ethical business practices with governments, business organizations, politicians, and the media. Our members invest in workers as an organization’s greatest asset. We’re telling the stories of their success and a kinder economy.
Who is the Better Way Alliance?
The BWA is a network of progressive employers across Canada.
From Restaurants to Lawn Care, our members are active in every industry & creating good local jobs. We have businesses from 1-500 employees – who all believe that our people are our greatest assets.
Meet our members and support local Canadian businesses creating good local jobs.
Why Would I Join the BWA?
Joining the BWA connects you to a business network focused on learning, connecting, and researching how we can all create better jobs and more resilient businesses.
Our members help each other grow through networking, virtual, and live learning events. Do you have a great story to tell about your business? Let’s work together.
BWA members have the opportunity to speak with politicians and media about how they’re creating resilient and vibrant local economies through good jobs. We’re a growing network that gives socially driven businesses a voice and place to belong.
We want to help you showcase that building a better business is the norm – not an anomaly.
From Our Blog
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