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What’s wrong with being a “leftie socialist”?

February 19, 2015 – 5:06 am | 4,149 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 a “leftie socialist” as did …

Diversity Survey by City of Toronto “insults” an employee

February 19, 2015 – 4:18 am | 2,679 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 …

Call for Speakers – D&I: The UnConference. Deadline for submission of Speaker Proposals: February 15, 2014.

February 5, 2014 – 10:43 am | 2,127 views

Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion is seeking dynamic individuals that are passionate about Diversity & Inclusion, and Human Rights & Equity, who can provide engaging, interactive experiences for those attending our “UnConference.” This event …

Do policies of the lowest common denominator bring about system-level, change?

July 1, 2012 – 6:54 am | 2,550 views

In 2012, Olga Shcherbyna defended her thesis as a part of her graduate studies at the UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning. A two-year study examined the success factors of the Toronto Region Immigrant …

Toronto’s corporate sector leadership is the least diverse, study reveals

June 13, 2011 – 7:43 pm | 2,293 views

On June 10, 2011 Ryerson University’s Diversity Institute released the results of its DiverseCity Counts report. DiverseCity Counts is a research project which has tracked rates of diversity among leaders in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) for the last three years. …