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Starbucks Canada vows to hire at least 1,000 refugees

February 24, 2018 – 9:31 am | 411 views

Starbucks Canada says it will hire at least 1,000 refugees over the next five years.
The announcement Wednesday follows a statement in January by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz that the company would hire 10,000 refugees around the world …

Refugee Inclusion Toolkit by IKEA

February 24, 2018 – 9:26 am | 452 views

IKEA Switzerland has published the Refugee Inclusion Toolkit. The Toolkit is a 34-page document available in German, English, French and Italian explaining IKEA Switzerland’s Refugee Inclusion Programme. It also covers general topics on employment and asylum …

BC Tech Diversity & Inclusion Report Finds Strong Industry Interest Presents Opportunities for Sector Improvement

February 22, 2018 – 9:40 am | 410 views

Vancouver , Jan. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — British Columbia’s tech sector has expressed a strong willingness to do more when it comes to Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) practices, but is struggling with how to …

Valentine’s Day in Different Cultures

February 14, 2018 – 6:42 am | 335 views

Did you know that, in Japan, it is only the women who give presents (mainly chocolates) to men. In the past, Japanese women were often too shy to openly express their love so Valentine’s Day …

Trudeau says it’s time to recognize anti-black racism exists in Canada

February 13, 2018 – 6:43 am | 328 views

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it’s time Canadians acknowledge that racism and unconscious bias against black people exist in this country.
He called for action to ensure equal opportunity and treatment of the more than one …