Our vision is a Canada without prejudice and discrimination – a country that celebrates diversity, difference and inclusion. CCDI is proud to share with you its latest initiatives, events and resources dedicated to driving the diversity conversation here in Canada.
August 2020
We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2020 Awards of Success! While there are many awards that recognize employers for their commitment to diversity and inclusion, CCDI’s Awards of Success have been designed to recognize individuals who have made a significant contribution to diversity and inclusion here in Canada – whether internally to their organization or externally to the community at large.

CCDI received a record number of nominations for our 2020 awards, making the judging process a welcome challenge. Explore the list of winners.
Upcoming events
CCDI Webinar: Busting myths - Challenging the myth of meritocracy

Virtual COPE: Inclusive leadership for an anti-racist workplace
  • For diversity & inclusion practitioners (English): August 5
  • For leaders (English): August 10
  • For individual practitioners and people managers (English): August 11

CCDI Webinar: Team resilience in diversity and inclusion

CCDI Webinar: Cultural competence
Virtual COPE: Inclusive leadership for an anti-racist workplace
  • For diversity & inclusion practitioners (English): August 20

CCDI Webinar: Bill C-81 - The Accessible Canada Act

Virtual COPE: Inclusive leadership for an anti-racist workplace
  • For leaders (English): August 26
  • For individual practitioners and people managers (English): August 28
Foundations in D&I certificate
The Foundations certificate is a bundle of three courses: Diversity and inclusion fundamentals, Introduction to unconscious bias and Respect in the workplace. It signifies the learner’s knowledge of the essential topics which shape conversations and workplace policy on diversity and inclusion and the learner’s ability to advance this knowledge to the next level. Read more...
Become a Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional (CCIP™)
As a diversity and inclusion professional, you know your skills are vital to the future of Canadian organizations. Yet, how can you prove to your clients or employers that you have what it takes to advance the D&I agenda and promote real change? Get certified and become a Canadian Certified Inclusion Professional (CCIP™). The deadline to register is September 19, 2020. Learn more...
Now available!
Only out a little over a week and Michael Bach's book is already a #1 Best Seller on Amazon! Birds of All Feathers: Doing Diversity and Inclusion Right is now available wherever you get your books. Learn more and order your copy here.
Inclusion guides
An inclusion guide is a practical, actionable tip sheet which CCDI offers to its Employer Partners, clients and external stakeholders on how to achieve inclusion in the organization for different audiences: for leadership, for the workplace, and for practitioners. Learn more...
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