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D&I: The UnConference Vancouver – December 11th, 2014

November 10, 2014 – 7:52 am | 1,208 views

UnConference [un-kon-fer-uh ns]. noun: a loosely structured conference emphasizing the informal exchange of ideas, rather than following a conventional conference structure.
D&I: The UnConference will be like no other diversity conference Canada has seen before: incredible …

Former UBC boss – Toop – on student ethnic diversity and enclaves

September 2, 2014 – 7:08 am | 899 views

Even though he is “genuinely excited” that UBC has so many international students, the campus is also shaped by a Metro Vancouver population that is 45 per cent born outside the country.
As a consequence, Toope, …

May 17, 2014 is the International Day Against Homophobia. Open up your mind.

May 17, 2014 – 5:53 am | 4,376 views

May 17 is marked as International Day Against Homophobia because, over 20 years ago,  on  May  17 1993, the World Health Organization removed homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses. Thirteen years ago I came from a country …

Intercultural Studies Symposium 2014 Symposium: The Changing Face of Inclusion in Canadian Workplaces: Questions and Strategies – May 16, 2014

May 4, 2014 – 6:12 am | 1,685 views

When: May 16, 2014
Where: UBC, Vancouver, BC

Join the Centre for Intercultural Communication for a one-day symposium that focuses on creative pathways to move communities, campuses and organizations into inclusion. Expert panelists lead presentations and discussions …

Douglas Todd: To avoid stereotyping, forget being ‘colour blind’

April 23, 2014 – 6:53 am | 2,355 views

Some academic are realizing that recognizing, understanding cultural differences is true path to getting along in multicultural society.
’ve finally figured out why so many Canadians are confused about racism.
My clarity emerged during a conversation about …