Signing of Scarborough Charter marks key step in efforts against anti-Black racism at TMU

Anver Saloojee explains the importance of signing the Scarborough Charter to TMU’s efforts to counter anti-Black racism.

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February 3, 2023

Signing of Scarborough Charter marks key step in efforts against anti-Black racism at TMU

Anver Saloojee explains the importance of signing the Scarborough Charter to TMU’s efforts to counter anti-Black racism.
January 16, 2023

How to measure quality of work and why it’s important, according to the experts

The Future Skills Centre recently hosted a webinar to discuss approaches to measuring quality of work.
January 9, 2023
Victoria Valeriani (left) and Michael Alves.

Student Work Placement Program helps young talent launch new careers and experience growth

Three years ago, the Student Work Placement Program helped Victoria Valeriani launch her career. Now she’s using the program to give other students opportunities for success.
December 20, 2022

Malton Women Council offers tips, resources, and advice for newcomer women in Canada

The Malton Women Council joined Magnet for a webinar to share tips for newcomer women to build their networks and find opportunities in Canada.
December 19, 2022
A diverse group of employees gather for a meeting.

Why small business owners don’t need big budgets to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion

While existing networks and organizations offer no-cost resources to help small-businesses improve diversity, equity, and inclusion, leaders must also learn to set appropriate examples to employees.
November 18, 2022
A woman walks through a city downtown in the midst of a winter snowstorm.

Networking and openness can help newcomers adapt to Canadian cultural practices

Moving to a foreign country brings multiple challenges, as anyone who’s ever done it knows well. An oft-overlooked one is identifying and adopting subtle cultural practices […]
November 14, 2022
A young woman uses a laptop computer to analyze and research agricultural crops in a vegetable plot.

‘Bundled’ learning could boost agile thinking and help build research capacity in Canada

At the final Building Future Ready Communities; Virtual Tour webinar, panelists challenged aspiring researchers to become more agile thinkers by studying diverse but complementary fields.
September 22, 2022
A Good Foot courier delivers a package to a local Toronto business.

Good Foot Supports Inclusion for Neurodivergent Employees

Good Foot Delivery hires neurodivergent individuals as couriers. Barb Willett and Michelle Hutchinson explain the organization’s approach to employee inclusion and success.
September 7, 2022
A diverse group of senior managers sit around a table as they attend a meeting in a boardroom.

How flipping the viewpoint on workplace diversity shows why it’s a ‘requirement’

Workplace diversity tends to focus on adapting – and updating – Human Resources practices. Strategic inclusion specialist Jennifer Laidlaw told a recent webinar why she believes the business case is more compelling.
August 22, 2022
A team of employees from different cultures smile while looking at their colleague’s laptop computer screen.

Why letting different cultures celebrate ‘who they are’ is key to workplace integration

At the latest Building Future Ready Communities event, panelist Trevor Buttrum explained why successfully integrating different cultures in the workplace is about more than just representation.
July 28, 2022
Brittany Bingham, Director of Indigenous Research at Vancouver Coastal Health and Centre for Gender & Sexual Health Equity Assistant Professor, Division of Social Medicine at the University of British Columbia.

Do less harm: Brittany Bingham on Indigenous-centred health care

Brittany Bingham explains the importance of individual and systemic change to ensuring Indigenous persons can safely access health care in Canada.
July 14, 2022

Michael Etherington: Canadians must ‘wake up’ and come together on ‘difficult’ path to reconciliation

In a keynote to mark National Indigenous History Month, Michael Etherington explained why Canadians must take ‘a few steps back’ before advancing together toward meaningful change.
May 22, 2022
A woman with a prosthetic arm talks to a male colleague and points at the screen as they work on a desktop computer.

Discover Ability Network supports job-seekers, employers to achieve inclusive employment

After years supporting employers, and connecting them with job seekers, the Discover Ability Network is about to host its first conference, the Diversity in Business ROI Conference.
May 20, 2022
Workers from multiple generations sit and stand around a desk in their office.

Latest Building Future Ready Communities event explores multigenerational workforces

The Building Future Ready Communities: Virtual Tour is a series of virtual events across all regions of Canada. Each one focuses on an issue related to the future of work.
May 12, 2022
A worker in a wheelchair and his colleague are seen in a carpenter's workshop.

Discover Ability Network connects job seekers with disabilities to inclusive employers

Discover Ability Network provide businesses with the information they need to recruit, train, and retain persons with disabilities.
May 4, 2022
A man checks his watch while working at a laptop computer.

Will Ontario’s new ‘right to disconnect’ law help employees find work-life balance?

What will the right to disconnect from work mean for employers and employees in Ontario? Some businesses are already doing more to help staff find balance.