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OXD observes the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

We’re encouraging our staff and community members to make the most of this holiday. It’s an opportunity to learn, attend an event, and support local Indigenous businesses.

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How is the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic affecting digital directions for governments across the globe?

Gordon Ross sits on panel exploring this topic at the 13th Annual ACM WebSci’21 Conference.

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National Indigenous History Month: Understanding our role in reconciliation

June is National Indigenous History Month, and we’re inviting you to learn more about reconciliation, and ways to honour the history, heritage, and diversity of Indigenous peoples across Canada.

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Legal Aid BC partners with OXD to improve access to justice for family law applicants

This project aims to increase accessibility for diverse communities and provide flexible options in the applicant intake process for legal aid.

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Ways you can recognize Asian Heritage Month in Vancouver

In honour of Asian Heritage Month, we are learning about—and celebrating—the contributions made to our communities by Asian Canadians.

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25 years later, we’re still shaping design by putting humans at the centre of it

We’re celebrating 25 years of human-centred design work. We’re grateful for our clients, friends, and family who’ve supported us along our journey. Here’s to the future!

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Innovating Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s transit fare policies during a global crisis

OXD uncovers fare policy barriers for the Metropolitan Transportation Commission using qualitative research methods.

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OXD pays tribute to women who have inspired our design culture

Commemorating International Women’s Day 2021 and Women’s History month during March, by recognizing women who have helped shape design.