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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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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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CCDI creates a new Canadian National Anthem for 2017

Posted on: June 28, 2017

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Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion creates NSFW song for Canada Day.

Canadian are known for their (un) apologetic politeness. But a new song from the Canadian Centre of Diversity and Inclusi…

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Michael Bach speaks at the Accessibility Campaign Launch Event

Posted on: June 21, 2017

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Michael Bach, CCDP/AP - Founder and CEO

Thank you, Michael.

Welcome, bonjour, boozhoo and thank you to everyone for joining us this evening.

I want to start by acknowledging that we are meeting tod…

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Time to handle our missteps

Posted on: June 20, 2017

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Michael Bach, CCDP/AP - Founder and CEO

I’m excited about our new DON’T LET A BARRIER BE A BULLY campaign. At CCDI, we want to make Canada more inclusive at every level – in the community, in the wor…

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Coming in from the Cold – Tips to align your diversity strategy with your organizational strategy

Posted on: January 27, 2017

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Zakeana Reid, CHRP - Senior Director, Special Projects

The pilot stage of CCDI Employer Inclusivity Index (EII) project is ending and we are putting the finishing touches on the final product for rol…

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A message from our CEO: CCDI builds on integrated solutions and achieves growth

Posted on: January 19, 2017

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Michael Bach, CCDP/AP - Founder and CEO

Happy New Year. I hope you enjoyed your holidays as much as me. Before the break, the leadership team for the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI…

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An open letter to Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Posted on: August 29, 2016

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The LGBT+ community has historically faced a significant amount of discrimination and bias, and today there are still 73 countries where it is illegal to be LGBT+. Even in countries where being LGBT+ …

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