Hot Links: Diversity and Pluralism
National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR)
The is the home for all the material gathered by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada. Those affected by Indian residential schools wanted their families, communities and all of Canada to learn from these hard lessons so they would not be repeated.
Magnet Disability Discovery Project
Magnet provides a jobs platform focused on abilities and strengths that connects people with disabilities to employers. It includes a unique Diversity-Self ID feature that allows jobseekers to safely disclose a disability to get targeted opportunities sent their way.
The site offers online learning resources for organizations that want to be more inclusive with a library of knowledge, practices and training and development tools. Topics include: unconscious bias in resume screening, hiring and Canadian experience, and inclusive interviewing.
A Clear Business Case for Hiring Aspiring Workers
Most people with a mental health problem want to work and can make important contributions if they are supported. This 2018 report from the Mental Health Commission of Canada presents the business case for employers to actively recruit and accommodate people with a mental illness.
Bridging Two Worlds: Practical Strategies to Support Educators Working to Meet the Needs of Newcomer Students
This webinar recording from University of Winnipeg researchers draws from CERIC-supported research to share practical recommendations to support adjustment, career development and well-being among students through the creation of culturally responsive classrooms.
The Business Case to Build Physically Accessible Environments
This 2018 Conference Board of Canada reports outlines how improving physical accessibility would dramatically improve labour force participation for the one in 10 Canadians with physical disabilities that impair their mobility, vision or hearing, boosting the wider economy.
Pride at Work Canada
Pride at Work Canada empowers employers to foster workplace cultures that recognize LGBTQ2+ employees as an important part of a diverse and effective workforce. The site includes Beyond Diversity: An LGBT Best Practices Guide for Employers.