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North shore mountains

Our vision

Healthy lives in healthy communities.

VGH ED Health Care Team

Our purpose

Come together as one collective team to deliver an exceptional care experience for all.

Our values

Our values guide our everyday behaviour and create a workplace where everyone is pulling in the same direction toward a common purpose – to deliver an exceptional care experience for all.

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We care for everyone

We beli​eve being caring is at the heart of ​​what we do, caring for our patients, their ​families, our colleagues, and ​oursel​​​​ves.

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We are always learning

We believe in staying curious, always open to innovative ideas and ways to improv​e health care.

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We strive for better results ​​

We believe in achieving better results ​across all functions of health care leading to better patient ​outcomes and improving health care.​

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Our four pillars guide us in upholding our commitments to delivering safe, quality care and support our focus on taking an equity-led, intersectional approach to caring for our people.

Discover our four pillars

Indigenous Cultural Safety

Committing to reconciliation and learning, and providing the best care informed by the history and culture of Indigenous peoples.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Promoting a sense of belonging where we can bring our whole selves to VCH.


Creating a community where we dismantle attitudes, practices and processes that impact people based on their race or ethnicity.

Planetary Health

Restoring, stewarding and conserving healthy ecosystems for generations to come.