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Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted on: October 26, 2021

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CCDI’s conversation with Dr. Mahadeo Sukhai (he/him) from CNIB & Lorin MacDonald (she/her), Human Rights Lawyer

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Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) takes pla…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - September 27, 2021

Posted on: September 27, 2021

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Mark your calendars! This week, Michael discusses the importance of September 30, which is both Orange Shirt Day and the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. 

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - September 20, 2021

Posted on: September 20, 2021

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This week, I discuss the recent changes to the United Kingdom's COVID-19 travel policy.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach - September 13, 2021

Posted on: September 13, 2021

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This week, Michael discusses the Shaw Festival's recent decision to cancel their reading of Stephen Sondheim's musical, Assassins.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – July 12, 2021

Posted on: July 12, 2021

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This week Michael talks about the exciting recent appointment of Mary Simon as new Governor General of Canada.  


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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – June 28, 2021

Posted on: June 28, 2021

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This week, Michael talks about the movement to cancel Canada Day in light of the recent discovery of the unmarked graves at two residential schools in Canada. He also shares his opinion on whether or …

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – June 14, 2021

Posted on: June 14, 2021

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This week, Michael talks about the recent anti-Islamic hate killings of a Muslim family in London Ontario. He shares his thoughts on Bill 21, how it relates to this tragic killing, and what we can all…

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Building safe and brave spaces

Posted on: June 9, 2021

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Devika Pandey, Manager, Learning and Knowledge Solutions

In a world where we consistently see polarization in thoughts, opinions, and perspectives, I often get asked questions around dismantling syst…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – June 7, 2021

Posted on: June 7, 2021

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This week, I talk about the recent discovery of the unmarked grave of 215 Indigenous children who attended a residential school in British Colombia, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and holdin…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – May 31, 2021

Posted on: May 31, 2021

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This week, Michael talks about National Indigenous History Month, LGBTQ2+ Pride Month, and his thoughts on the recent racist commentary that Edmonton Oilers player Ethan Bear has endured.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – May 25, 2021

Posted on: May 25, 2021

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He's back! And this week, Michael talks about a collaboration with the Globe and Mail to recognize the importance of May 25, 2020.

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Why we urgently need to discuss anti-Asian racism today

Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Anne-Marie Pham, Executive Director

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic over a year ago, Asian people have faced growing fear, hatred, suspicion, and physical assaults. The recent shootings in A…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – April 26, 2021

Posted on: April 26, 2021

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This week, Michael discusses a couple very important court decisions in the news.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – April 12, 2021

Posted on: April 12, 2021

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This week, Michael discusses the questionable ads in one of his favourite video games.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – March 29, 2021

Posted on: March 29, 2021

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This week, Michael talks about his recent vacation and the importance of self-care.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – March 22, 2021

Posted on: March 22, 2021

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This week, Michael discusses the recent shootings in Atlanta and the rise in anti-Asian discrimination.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – March 8, 2021

Posted on: March 8, 2021

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This week, Michael discusses the importance of supporting Black and Indigenous voices year round. 

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Announcing our new Executive Director – Anne-Marie Pham

Posted on: March 1, 2021

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Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) is delighted to announce that effective March 1, Anne-Marie Pham became the charity’s Executive Director.

Anne-Marie was formerly Senior Director,…

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – February 22, 2021

Posted on: February 22, 2021

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This week, Michael discusses another divisive proposal from the Premier of Quebec and the importance of recognizing Black History year-round.

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Monday Morning Musings with Michael Bach – February 16, 2021

Posted on: February 16, 2021

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This week, Michael discusses the important contributions made by people of Black Afro-Caribbean heritage that still have an impact on our lives today. 

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