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Award-winning DiverseCity onBoard program now available across Canada

Feb 25, 2015

Toronto, ON, February 25, 2015 – At an event hosted by Cisco Canada, the award-winning DiverseCity onBoard program opened a new chapter in the evolution of this small yet practical local idea. The program will now be available in six additional cities across Canada: Hamilton, London, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver.

This year’s Diverse City city-building fellows named

Oct 8, 2014

Twenty-five new fellows have just been named for the coming year, making a total of more than 130 in this program’s history, including people like Gabrielle Scrimshaw, who co-founded and is now president of the Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada, Brent Chamberlain, who went on to become head of diversity and inclusion at Bell, and Orlando Bowen, now executive director of One Voice, One Team.

Leadership Stories (view all)

Putting life experience to work

Jessica Farias

Rather than reject her past in order to assimilate, Jessica Farias recognized early on that “background does matter.”

Publications (view all)

  • DiverseCity Counts 8

    This research, the eighth report in our DiverseCity Counts series, examines diversity on boards and in senior management of health care institutions in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Specifically, we look at local health integration networks (LHINs), hospitals, and community care access centres (CCACs).

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  • DiverseCity Counts 7

    Visible minorities make up almost 50% of the GTA’s population. But that number is not reflected in the rooms where authority gathers and decisions are made. Only 14% of GTA’s leaders are from visible minority or immigrant groups. This is a missed opportunity for our city region.

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Connect with Diverse Leaders

Find board members

DiverseCity OnBoard connects highly qualified candidates from visible minority and under-represented immigrant communities with governance positions in agencies, boards, commissions and nonprofit organizations across the GTA.

Find a source for your story

DiverseCity Voices is an online database of diverse voices connecting qualified speakers and the media in an effort to enrich the content of our national media, including newspapers, magazines, radio and television.

Book a speaker

DiverseCity Speakers is an online searchable database for event organizers looking for diverse spokespeople and presenters.

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