Join the BWA

Great local jobs start with Better Way Businesses.

Who Are We?

The BWA is Canada’s Ethical Employer voice. We are community-focused businesses creating good local jobs. Through tools like Paid Sick Days, Fair Scheduling, and Higher than Minimum Wages, we help unlock the human potential in Canadian Business.

We’re businesses from across multiple industries that believe employees are our greatest assets. From Retail to Manufacturing and Financial Services, our Members represent the best of their industries. We build stronger local economies through better employment practices while advocating for issues important to our members.

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Who Are You?

BWA Members are present in every industry and believe that employees are a businesses greatest asset.  We’re looking for passionate business owners that believe a holistic approach to business is best. You unlock the human potential in enterprise and create a GREAT environment for you and your team to work in.  If this sounds like you, fill out the form below and join the BWA.

Why Join the BWA?

Our team is dedicated to telling stories like yours to media, policy makers and politicians. There’s a great cultural shift happening amongst North American businesses. For the last 3 decades, big businesses with less than stellar employment practices have dictated government policy.  We’re changing that by building a membership of community-focused businesses creating great local jobs.

Some benefits of joining the BWA:

    • Telling stories like yours to media, policy makers and politicians
    • Connecting you with like-minded business owners
    • Engaging you directly with elected officials and media
    • Growing our network and creating resiliency for holistic business practices
    • Creating action campaigns on key business concerns
    • Public Recognition of your successful employment practices

We believe our members are our best spokespeople and want to feature your business as often as possible. Join our network to connect with other businesses with similar missions.
Membership is currently no-cost. Join and enjoy all these benefits and more.

Our current Membership eligibility requirements:


  • 3 Paid Sick Days per employee/year
  • Fair Scheduling (2 weeks adv schedule/paying for shift call-offs)
  • More than Minimum Wages (15% or greater)
If you meet these requirements, or are working toward them, let’s chat and discuss the benefits of joining the BWA. Joining is currently no-cost, we understand how hard most of Canada’s businesses have been hit during the pandemic and are happy to help with free membership.

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