There is a pressing need for greater training of settlement counsellors – those on the front lines of welcoming newcomers to Canada – as their role changes in response to rising immigration levels and an increasingly complex settlement landscape, according to a new CERIC-funded project research report. The pan-Canadian research from two Toronto-based consultants identifies…
By Lucie Morillon There’s no doubt that Canada is a diverse country, in its landscapes but also, and more importantly, in its people. More than 20% of Canada’s 35 million people were born outside this country, helping to make it one of the world’s most socially diverse societies, according to the Global Centre for Pluralism.
By Michaela Burton, Natalie Geiger and Mahadeo Sukhai How to meet the needs of students with a wide range of cultural experiences, socioeconomic backgrounds, and cognitive and physical abilities
By Ron Wener Learning about Indigenous history to better embrace diversity within career development
One of the greatest challenges we face as career development practitioners is helping our clients understand options, navigate their careers with purpose and make informed choices.
By Josephine Hendricks Overcoming lack of awareness of career and education options in the Army, Navy and Air Force The Canadian Forces Recruiting Group Headquarters (CFRG HQ) is all about diversity. Putting words into action, diversity at CFRG HQ is approached in a number of ways: First, is the building of meaningful relationships with community…
Dr Deborah Saucier is an accomplished academic and successful university administrator. In July 2017, Dr Saucier joined MacEwan University as President. Before coming to MacEwan, she spent six years at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, ON, as Provost and Vice-President, Academic and also as the former Dean of Science.
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.
Google launches new job search feature in Canada Google has introduced new search capabilities for Canadian users, allowing jobseekers to browse postings that can be filtered by commute distance, job title and time commitment within the Google search engine. It works in conjunction with employment sites, including Monster, LinkedIn and GlassDoor, to offer a “one-stop…
By Natalie MacLellan Overcoming employment gaps and lack of confidence for a successful transition back to work