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.
February 2020
There are many awards – in Canada, and around the world – that recognize employers for their commitment to diversity and inclusion. Yet there are relatively few honours that acknowledge the people who work tirelessly to help make their workplaces, and Canadian society, more inclusive.

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.

Nominations are now open! Learn more...
Upcoming events
CCDI Webinar: New legislation impacting diversity and inclusion

D&I: The UnConference

CCDI Webinar: Economic outcomes of disaggregated visible minorities groups in the Canadian labour market, by Statistics Canada

CCDI Webinar: Circle for Reconciliation -
Best practices
CCDI Webinar: Managing bias in hiring

D&I: The UnConference

CCDI Webinar: Gender diversity

D&I: The UnConference
Understanding the why behind cultural competence
Our 2020 D&I: The UnConference events are underway, with sold-out events in Edmonton, Mississauga, Toronto and Vancouver. Join us in a city near you to discover how cultural competence enables workplaces to broaden their talent pool, and eliminate barriers to the hiring, retention and inclusion of culturally diverse employees and clients. Learn more...
Invisibility to Inclusion (i2i) project
Are you an Ontarian living with an episodic disability, be it chronic illness, a mental health condition or fluctuating physical conditions? We want to hear from you!

CCDI is proud to partner with Re•Vision: The Centre for Art & Social Justice on the i2i project, which explores how people with episodic disabilities are being accommodated in Ontario workplaces. Learn more...
Lancaster House - Coping with Crisis
As mental health in the workplace continues to become more and more important, our clients are always seeking resources to assist in making their workplaces more inclusive and accommodating. Our friends at Lancaster House are offering complimentary access to Coping with Crisis: Responding to mental health emergencies in the workplace , a session that will help ensure the safety and mental health of everyone in the workplace. Contact Customer Service at 416-977-6618 to receive your free MP3.
CCDI in the news
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
Black History Month 

February 9-10: Tu BiShvat
February 14: Valentine’s Day
February 21: Maha Shivaratri
February 26: Ash Wednesday
February 26 - March 19: Lent
February 26: Pink Shirt Day
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