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Not enough residency positions in Canada for foreign-trained physicians

By Leslie Shepherd
Foreign-trained physicians feel there are not enough residency positions for them in countries such as Canada and the United States and this information was not communicated to them before they emigrated, a new …

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Very Important Posts about diversity and inclusion that could transform your workplace.


Organizations and individuals recognized for their outstanding diversity efforts in the workplace or the community.


Proven tips, tools & strategies that can effectively transform a workforce or an entire organization.


Guest columnists who have been in the trenches and have something to say about it.


Easy, common sense steps for engaging a diverse workforce or creating a culture of inclusion.

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Diversity Advancement Program

Launched earlier this year, this initiative developed by the T. Howard Foundation (THF), an organization whose mission it is to increase the representation of minorities in the media and entertainment industry. Working with recruiters and career specialists, the program connects media companies with more than 250 diverse candidates from the Foundation’s talent pool, primarily with entry- to mid-level experience, to a variety of media employment opportunities.

“In light of the findings of the recent industry diversity survey, the Foundation is even more committed to continue working in partnership with media companies and organizations to improve outcomes for minority candidates eager to gain employment and move up in the industry.” ~Jo Pamphile, CEO, T. Howard Foundation

Self defense courses for blind employees

By Donna J. Jodhan
Yes, I believe that the time may have come for us to think of providing self defense courses for our blind employees.  In fact, I believe that self defense courses should be …

Finding the right mentor

By Shawn Mintz
Let’s say you are getting ready to make a big presentation or you are interested in climbing the corporate ladder. Then you may want to find a mentor, because they will be able …

Workplace Diversity–How to Get It Right!

Workplace Diversity: How to Get It Right! is a straight-to-the-point and easy-to-read book that provides 12 lessons that will help organizations and businesses build more diverse and inclusive workplaces.
Author Syd Gravel, a retired staff sergeant …

Tired of studying and studying and still not speaking English?

English is Stupid, Students are Not  (ISBN 978-0-98125058-0-9) is a 6-point guide to spoken English by Curriculum Designer and TEDx speaker Judy Thompson. In a nutshell, the book explains how speaking English has nothing to …

Tips for Adjusting to Your New Workplace in Canada

Congratulations on taking a job in one of the most liveable, beautiful, and expat-friendly countries on Earth, Canada! Canadians themselves are warm, friendly, polite, and helpful people—yes, all those old stereotypes are true. Accordingly, Canadian …

Diversity Champions — July 2014

Qmunity, the Vancouver-based B.C. queer resource centre, has been named one of 3 recipients of the 2014 City of Vancouver Awards of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion. Qmunity won the award in the organization category. …


The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is a not-for-profit organization whose members include more than 200 law schools throughout the United States. As part of their effort to promote law school diversity, the LSAC developed …

Closing the Gender Pay Gap

By Timothy Holden
Will we ever achieve equal pay for the sexes?
Pay equity is a topical area in North America; one where we are undertaking an increasing amount of work within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) …

Quick and Easy Ideas for LGBT Workplace Inclusion

By Evelina Silveira
Pride Month is  the time to take a look at what your organization is doing to create workplace inclusion for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgendered employees.  Even though I am a big supporter …

Four ways the power of data can improve diversity initiatives