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.
December 2019
There is a strong moral imperative and business case for individuals and organizations to become more culturally competent, enabling colleagues to bridge communities and navigate commonalities and differences at work. Cultural competence is also a key trait of inclusive leaders. Cultural competence enables workplaces to broaden their talent pool, and eliminate barriers to the hiring, retention and inclusion of culturally diverse employees and clients. Join us winter 2020!  Learn more...
Upcoming events
CCDI Webinar: Understanding Gender Based Analysis (GBA+) in the #MeToo era
 December 3: English

December 5: English

CCDI Webinar: Understanding Gender Based Analysis (GBA+) in the #MeToo era
 December 14: French

CCDI Webinar: Economic outcomes of disaggregated visible minorities groups in the Canadian labour market, by Statistics Canada
January 16: English
CCDI Webinar: Respect in the workplace
January 30: English

D&I: The UnConference - Understanding the why behind cultural competence

Centennial Certificate in Leadership and Inclusion
The Centennial Certificate in Leadership and Inclusion is a leadership development certificate program designed for managers, leaders, HR, diversity professionals, and individual contributors. It applies diversity and inclusion practices to leadership issues in the workplace. We developed this program to support individuals who work as diversity professionals. It is valuable for organizations that want to improve team performance, foster innovation and build inclusive leadership.  Learn more...
CCDI in the news

Talking to Canadians - Podcast with featured guests:
  • Adrienne Batra
  • Spencer West
  • Level Chan

Available on  Apple Podcasts Google Play , and  Spotify .
Welcome to our new Employer Partners
We mainly work with employers, because we know that when the workplace is inclusive, positive effects are felt by the broader community. Join us in welcoming the latest addition to our unparalleled  Employer Partner roster :

Upcoming observances
Universal Human Rights Month 

December 1: Advent begins
December 1: World AIDS Day
December 10: Human Rights Day
December 22-30: Hanukkah
December 25: Christmas Day
December 26: Boxing Day
December 26 - January 1: Kwanzaa
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