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Understanding Racism Against Indigenous Peoples

Racism towards Indigenous peoples in Canada is deeply rooted in historical and ongoing systemic discrimination and prejudice. The roots of this racism can be traced …

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Design Thinking Forum 2.0

Forum Name: Design Thinking Forum 2.0When: October 7, 2022Time: 1:30 pm – 4:00 pmWhere: ZoomRegistration Link: Description: Building on previous suggestions and enhancing the initial prototype, the Design Thinking Forum 2.0 …

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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, July 30

Thousands of vulnerable men, women and children fall prey to traffickers in their own  country or become a victim of international racket of human trafficking. …

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Managing mental health during the pandemic

The RDR board of directors recently reflected on how Canadians are grappling with the issue of managing their mental health during the pandemic. It’s challenging …

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Watch: How to lead with equity and inclusion with focus on BIPOC

Watch our June 2020 webinar on how to lead with equity and inclusion. The session is designed to help you build on your diversity, equity, …

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How to be a #DiversityEquityInclusion champion on social media

Guest post by Sylvia Link You can demonstrate #DEI support and advocacy through your social media activity, on any platform and within the time you …

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Bookmark this: Diversity, equity and inclusion glossary of terms

Learning about diversity, equity and inclusion is ongoing. Occasionally new terms are added to the vocabulary. We created this glossary to help all of us stay …

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How to create safer spaces that foster mutual understanding, respect and growth

Download our practice brief for a printable version of this information. While the concept of safe space is fluid and ever-changing, its presence plays an …

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Crucial actions for leaders who want to address systemic racism and other forms of discrimination

Download our practice brief for a printable version of this information. Institutionalizing diversity, equity and inclusion within workplaces, community services, and policy and planning processes …

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Try these strategies to help your workplace become more inclusive

Download our practice brief for a printable version of this information. Workplaces are microcosms of society. Attitudes, values, beliefs and behaviour of individual employees (conscious …