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

February 22, 2018 – 9:40 am | 403 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 …

Royal Bank of Canada prefers non-Canadians

April 9, 2013 – 10:17 am | 2,167 views

Have you read a recent post on CBC’s Go Public blog? You should! Read full Go Public post here
It seems that RBC prefers hiring temp foreign workers to Canadian citizens and/or local immigrants, for that …

Ethnic and Religious Leaders Can No Longer Be Ignored in City Planning

February 5, 2013 – 6:50 am | 288 views

According to the Vancouver Sun: “Surrey’s Sikh community played a key role in defeating a proposed mega casino in the city’s last month.” In the interview, Surrey Coun. Barinder Rasode referred to the influence of …

Diversity is least important leadership principal – AchieveGlobal reveals

May 25, 2011 – 9:23 pm | 850 views

2010 AchieveGlobal study “Developing the 21st-Century Leader” revealed that majority of U.S. leaders ranked ‘diversity’ as the lowest important leadership principal. The study analyzed 42 business practices sorted into six primarily zones of leadership: Business, …

Metro Vancouver Leaders Summit on Immigrant Employment to be held October 22 at Wosk Centre

October 8, 2008 – 8:45 pm | 998 views

ALLIES has awarded the Vancouver Foundation a Start-up Phase One grant. Vancouver is Canada’s immigrant gateway of the west. Its foreign-born population has more than doubled since 1981 and today nearly 40% of the city’s residents are born outside of Canada.
The Metro …