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.
March 2019
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. Read more...
Upcoming events
CCDI Webinar: Cannabis and accommodation
Mar. 5: English

CCDI Webinar: Engaging unions
Mar. 7: English | Mar. 21: French

CCDI Webinar: LGBTQ2+ Inclusion 101: Breaking down the alphabet and creating inclusive workplaces
Mar. 13: French

D&I: The UnConference - Thawing the frozen middle

CCDI Webinar: Emotional culture
Apr. 9: English | Apr. 23: French

CCDI Webinar: Inclusive communications
Apr. 11: English | Apr. 25: French
CCDI Webinar: LGBTQ2+ intersectionality - Understanding the lived experiences of racialized LGBTQ2+ people
May 1: English | May 15: French

 CCDI Webinar: Exploring the Global Diversity and Inclusion Benchmarks (GDIB)
May 7: English | May 21: French

CCDI Webinar: Mentally healthy workplaces
May 9: English | May 23: French

Community of Practice: Inclusive leadership
May 10: Calgary, AB
May 14: Ottawa, ON
May 15: Regina, SK
May 16: Saskatoon, SK
May 17: Kitchener, ON
May 23: Winnipeg, MB
May 24: St. John's, NF

Lads and Lashes
May 17: Vancouver, BC
D&I: The UnConference - new date announced for Montreal, QC
We have now confirmed a new date for D&I: The UnConference in Montreal, QC. Registration is now open! Read more...
Lads and Lashes
Lads & Lashes  is a unique fundraising event being held in Vancouver, BC on May 17, 2019, that seeks to stretch boundaries and explore diversity while demonstrating that sometimes stepping out of our comfort zones can not only be fun, but create a new perspective on life.

Organized by the  Q Hall of Fame Canada  in support of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, Lads & Lashes is a unique spin on the traditional team challenge events. Read more...
CCDI and Dalhousie University release results on national study of diversity and inclusion in Canadian workplaces
In June of 2018, CCDI launched two online surveys, for Senior Leaders and Diversity Personnel. The surveys aimed to capture the current state of D&I management, as well as attitudes and perceptions of D&I practices that are occurring at Canadian organizations. A total of 56 Senior Leader surveys and 168 Diversity Personnel surveys were submitted. Read 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 :

1805 - 500 4 Avenue SW | 1805 - 500 av 4ème SO
Calgary, AB T2P 2V6
820 - 2 Carlton Street | 820 - 2, rue Carlton
Toronto, ON M5B 1J3