New for 2018, CCDI’s Awards of Success will recognize an Employer for a specific initiative or promising practice that has had an impact on a diverse group. The initiative must have occurred during the calendar year prior to the close of nominations, and can have any focus (recruiting, mentoring, advancement, community impact, etc.). The employer must be able to show the impact of the initiative.

Nominee criteria

  • A nominee must be an employer with operations in Canada.
  • The employer must be able to demonstrate the impact of their initiative.
  • The initiative must have taken place within the calendar year prior to the close of nominations.


  • February 25, 2019: Nominations open *
  • May 3, 2019: Nominations close ** 
  • May 3 – 31, 2019: Nomination review by judges
  • May 31 June 7, 2019: Winners notified

*   Nominations open at 8:00 a.m. ET
**  Nominations close at 4:00 p.m. ET

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