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What’s wrong with being “leftie socialist”?

February 19, 2015 – 5:06 am | 1,428 views

I am biased. Any programs that any Canadian municipality introduces with the goal of being a more inclusive service provider and employer makes me happy. Some may even call me “leftie socialist” as did one …

Diversity Survey by City of Toronto “insults” an employee

February 19, 2015 – 4:18 am | 837 views

 
It is billed as a diversity survey for City of Toronto employees.
But one civil servant says he and his colleagues fear it has the appearance of creating a quota approach to hiring. Calling it voluntary …

Vancouver least welcoming of Canadian cities: Survey respondents were most likely to move to Vancouver for lifestyle reasons

February 6, 2015 – 7:50 pm | 628 views

Vancouver was ranked the least welcoming Canadian city in an HSBC survey released Thursday that polled immigrants about their relocation experience.
While 73 per cent of survey respondents said they found Vancouver a welcoming city, it …

The 2014 Cities of Migration Conference

April 23, 2014 – 6:27 am | 1,491 views

When: June 4-6, 2014
Where: Berlin
The world is on the move. Urbanization and migration have created a rich field for experimentation in cities around the world. Local communities are welcoming immigrants and creating the conditions they …

Vancouver least friendly of Canadian cities: immigrants say in the 2012 HSBC survey

February 24, 2014 – 9:18 am | 1,495 views

Vancouver was ranked the least welcoming Canadian city in an HSBC survey released Thursday that polled immigrants about their relocation experience.
While 73 per cent of survey respondents said they found Vancouver a welcoming city, it …