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.
January 2020
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: Economic outcomes of disaggregated visible minorities groups in the Canadian labour market, by Statistics Canada
January 16: English

D&I: The UnConference
January 23: Edmonton AB

D&I: The UnConference
January 28: Calgary AB

CCDI Webinar: Respect in the workplace
January 30: English

CCDI Webinar: New legislation impacting diversity and inclusion
February 4: English
D&I: The UnConference
February 6: Regina SK

D&I: The UnConference
February 12: Ottawa ON

CCDI Webinar: Economic outcomes of disaggregated visible minorities groups in the Canadian labour market, by Statistics Canada
February 18: French

CCDI Webinar: Circle for Reconciliation - Best practices
February 20: English
Awards of Success 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 will open soon. Read more...
CCDI in the news
GLOBE 2020
Join our Senior Director, Learning and Knowledge Solutions, Anne-Marie Pham, in Vancouver for GLOBE 2020.

Given the urgency of the global climate crisis, GLOBE 2020 will have a laser focus on impact, action and outcomes. Offering stellar growth and networking opportunities to thousands of corporate, government and young leaders, GLOBE 2020 is the business summit with global impact.

The time for acting on opportunities in the clean economy is now. Trillions of dollars are on the table. This is your chance to shape the economy of tomorrow. Learn more...
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
Alzheimer Awareness Month 

January 1: New Year's Day
January 6: Epiphany
January 13: Lohri
January 13: Maghi
January 14: Orthodox New Year
January 24-26: Losar
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