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The future of diversity and inclusion

Posted on: June 6, 2019

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Pamela Malins, PhD

What was once simply a conversation on an organization’s efforts towards achieving diversity and inclusion, is now an entire field of study. It used to be common for work in this r…

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What’s in a name?

Posted on: May 1, 2019

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Michael Bach

Visible Minority. Racialized Person. Person of Colour. Which one are we supposed to use? I get asked that question a lot. Truthfully, for every person you ask, you’ll get a different res…

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CCDI introduces new services to aid in the advancement of your diversity and inclusion journey

Posted on: November 7, 2017

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Maturity Meter™ measures the development of workplace by assessing the organization’s diversity and inclusion strategy against global benchmarks. It involves four components:

  • An online questionnair…
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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – October 30, 2017

Posted on: October 30, 2017

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This week, Michael Bach discusses the new leader of the federal New Democratic Party, Jagmeet Singh, and what he means for Canada.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – October 16, 2017

Posted on: October 16, 2017

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Outraged by the recent Dove ad? So is Michael Bach! Join him for a cup of chamomile tea, as he discusses discuss the importance of diversity in advertising in this week's episode of Monday Morning Mus…

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Become a Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional (CCIP™) | Take your career to the next level

Posted on: October 5, 2017

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CCDI has created a rigorous certification process to assess practitioners’ experience, skills and knowledge. You can now become a Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional (CCIP™). This formal recogni…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – September 12, 2017

Posted on: September 12, 2017

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Join Michael Bach for a special episode of Monday Morning Musings, where he chats about CCDI's new partnership with Bench.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – September 11, 2017

Posted on: September 11, 2017

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Join Michael Bach for this week's Monday Morning Musings where he discusses a new inclusive design project in Toronto. 

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Bench. to support diversity initiatives across Canada with Fall Heritage Diversity Campaign

Posted on: September 7, 2017

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Inspired by the brand’s internal culture and strong commitment to inclusivity, global fashion retailer Bench is thrilled to announce the launch of its upcoming diversity campaign in support of Canadia…

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CCDI prepares to celebrate Disability Employment Awareness Month in Calgary – is your business accessible?

Posted on: September 5, 2017

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Nadia Hinds - Manager, Communications

As you may be aware, Calgary MP Kent Hehr is the new minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities. The appointment comes as Calgary city council gets ready to…

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Join us for a Community of Practice event!

Posted on: September 5, 2017

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Chris Huestis - Manager, Communications

Our Community of Practice events are interactive sessions designed to meet the needs and interests of diversity and inclusion, human rights and human resources…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - July 17, 2017

Posted on: July 17, 2017

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In this week's edition of Monday Morning Musings, Michael Bach discuss the importance of our role in Reconciliation with Canada's Indigenous Peoples.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - July 3, 2017

Posted on: July 3, 2017

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Join Michael Bach over a cup of coffee this Monday morning for another episode of Monday Morning Musings. This week, Michael shares his thoughts about Canada Day and the importance of Indigenous Peopl…

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How to tell if your diversity and inclusion strategy is on track

Posted on: June 1, 2017

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Deanna Matzanke - Senior Director, Ideas, Insights and Innovation

How do I know if our diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategy is on the right track? This has been a very difficult question to ans…

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Michael Bach addresses the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs

Posted on: May 20, 2017

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Speaking Notes

Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario Act, 2017

Good afternoon Mister chairman, and committee members. I want to thank you for allowing me the opportunity to speak with you to…

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Five reasons why you should add eLearning to your diversity and inclusion strategy

Posted on: May 4, 2017

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Wanda Santini, PhD, CTDP - Director, Learning

Learning and development initiatives are at the core of diversity and inclusion (D&I) strategies. In fact, learning is one of the fourteen pillars of…

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BLOOM! 2017 – Photo Gallery

Posted on: May 3, 2017

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On April 27, we celebrated our annual spring gala, BLOOM!  The gala was hosted in Toronto’s prestigious Daniels Spectrum where we also announced the recipients of the 2017  Awards of Success.

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New career opportunity: Coordinator, Administration

Posted on: August 9, 2016

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The Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion is seeking someone to join our fun, energetic team in the position of Coordinator, Administration. This person will provide clerical administrative and …

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New PSAs show the adorable reality of having two dads

Posted on: June 16, 2016

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New PSAs show the adorable reality of having two dads

Toronto – The Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) has launched a Father’s Day PSA for all two-dad families. The campaign strives t…

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