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UNWTO releases 2nd Global Report on LGBT Tourism

Following the success of the first edition, published in 2012, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA), a UNWTO Affiliate Member, has released the second edition of the UNWTO …

Caring for aging parents costs Canadians $33 billion a year: CIBC

The report, Who Cares: The Economics of Caring For Aging Parents, co-authored by CIBC Deputy Chief Economist Benjamin Tal and Senior Economist Royce Mendes, estimates the direct and indirect costs associated with the elderly to …

Strategies for Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the Mortgage Industry: CFPB Report

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has released a report outlining a number of strategies for promoting diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the mortgage industry, presenting the business case for diversity, and providing current D&I …

Biotech Company Boardroom Diversity Has a Long Way to Go: Liftstream

 
A study of 177 biotechnology companies which publicly listed between 2012-2015 shows that women participate on biotech company boards at a current level of 10.9 percent, and to reach gender parity would take 40 years. …

Diversity Day: Recognizing New Canadian Talent: CPA Ontario

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario has announced Diversity Day: Recognizing New Canadian Talent, a new annual initiative aimed at highlighting the value and importance of internationally trained professionals to Ontario’s economic prosperity.
The initiative comes …

Air India flies around the world and into history books: all-female crew

Commemorating International Women’s Day, National Carrier Air India has made history flying the world’s longest all-women operated and supported flight on the Non-Stop Delhi- San Francisco route. Close to 17 hrs and travelling a distance …

CyberVista: $250,000 in Free Training for Women, Minorities in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity education and workforce development company CyberVista  announced the launch of a new program designed to provide women and minorities with more opportunities to obtain certifications required to work in the cybersecurity field.
Through the program, …

Canadian leaders join forces to ‘hack’ the gaps of diversity

Puzzled by the perpetual lack of diversity in leadership positions across Canada, leaders from Deloitte, Dentons Canada LLP, HSBC Bank Canada and the Government of Ontario came together to host Diversahack, a hackathon-inspired event. The result: a …

Benchmark on Diversity and Inclusion released: Tech Industry first

Culture Amp has released its Inclusion and Diversity Benchmark which allows companies to assess their progress against others dedicated to improvement in the space.
The benchmark was collated from the data of companies that have taken the …

Inaugural Spanish-language report analyzes LGBTQ on primetime TV: GLAAD

GLAAD, the world’s LGBTQ media advocacy organization, has released its first-ever Spanish-Language media report, Nearly Invisible, an analysis of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) characters in primetime Spanish-language scripted television airing in the …