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The case for unpacking cultural competence

Posted on: April 8, 2021

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Anne-Marie Pham, Executive Director

Have you ever experienced any of the following?

  • Made the wrong assumption about a client’s motive.
  • Asked yourself whether a candidate would be a good cultura…
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CCDI announces new board members

Posted on: February 3, 2020

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The Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) is excited to announce the appointment of several new board members, bringing the total to ten. Our board of directors provides leadership for ca…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – October 28, 2019

Posted on: October 28, 2019

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The recent federal election was one of the most contentious in Canada's history, and some politicians are still seeking to sow the seeds of division. This week, I discuss the importance of coming toge…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – October 22, 2019

Posted on: October 22, 2019

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In this week's episode, Michael discusses the brilliance of the Baroness Von Sketch Show and Indigenous Land Acknowledgements.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – September 23, 2019

Posted on: September 23, 2019

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After the recent release of photos of the Prime Minister in blackface, Michael wants to share with you an important fact he was reminded of at a recent training session he gave on inclusive leadership…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – September 9, 2019

Posted on: September 9, 2019

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Michael discusses a recent incident of racism in a BC parking lot in this week's musings.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – September 3, 2019

Posted on: September 3, 2019

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Michael discovered a new way of looking at his own anxiety and depression after seeing the fantastic film Where'd You Go, Bernadette.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – August 26, 2019

Posted on: August 26, 2019

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With Fan Expo 2019 closing this weekend in Toronto, Michael chats about how even the world of fantasy struggles with racism.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – April 22, 2019

Posted on: April 22, 2019

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Join Michael for this week's musings, where he chats about the fantastic new Netflix series, Special, and he invites you to share your unique Canadian experience.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – March 25, 2019

Posted on: March 25, 2019

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In this week's episode, Michael celebrates the tremendous strides we have taken towards true LGBTQ2+ inclusion in Canada.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – February 19, 2019

Posted on: February 19, 2019

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For today's musings, Michael discusses an Amber Alert Ontarians received last week and the reactions to it, specifically on social media.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – February 11, 2019

Posted on: February 11, 2019

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February is Black History Month and this week I wanted to share some of the contributions Black Afro-Caribbean Canadians have made to our rich history.

 

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Multiculturalism and Canada

Posted on: December 18, 2018

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MacKenzie Pudwell

Multiculturalism: “The presence of, or support for the presence of several distinct cultural or ethnic groups within a society.” (Dictionary, 2018)

Multiculturalism is a defining f…

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Posted on: November 20, 2018

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MacKenzie Pudwell

November 20 is a significant day for the trans community, a day where the trans community is recognized for the unfair hardships and treatment they endured, continue to endure. This…

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Benchmarking study

Posted on: May 14, 2018

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National data on diversity and inclusion practices in Canadian workplaces is lacking. Without this benchmarking information, it is difficult to compare the inclusivity of our workplace to other workpl…

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Statement from Michael Bach, Founder and CEO from the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion regarding the fatal incident at Finch and Yonge in Toronto

Posted on: April 23, 2018

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MEDIA STATEMENT - For immediate release

Our hearts go out to the victims and their families of this terrible tragedy.

Canada is a country of great diversity. We are a nation of many identities, abil…

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New career opportunity: Coordinator, Finance and Accounting

Posted on: January 18, 2018

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CCDI is currently seeking a Coordinator, Finance and Accounting to assist in the daily financial transactions of the organization.

This position reports to the Senior Director, Operations and Adminis…

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New career opportunity: Coordinator, Project Management Office (PMO)

Posted on: January 18, 2018

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CCDI is looking for an experienced Project Manager to fill the position of Coordinator, PMO. This Coordinator will support the Manager, PMO with the management of all client engagements. This position…

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New career opportunity: Coordinator, IT Service Management

Posted on: December 22, 2017

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The ITSM Coordinator (Information Technology Service Management) is responsible for providing technical and administrative service setup, support, and assistance to the Senior ITSM Coordinator / IT Ma…

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New career opportunity: Coordinator, QA Tester

Posted on: December 22, 2017

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We are seeking an experienced QA Software Coordinator (Quality Assurance Software Tester) with minor software development skills, to join our IT team in Calgary.

The Software tester will participate …

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