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.
September 2019
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™). Learn more...
Upcoming events
CCDI Webinar: Coming out in the workplace - The LGBTQ2+ experience and how colleagues can support
October 2: English

CCDI Webinar: Economic outcomes of disaggregated visible minorities groups in the Canadian labour market, by Statistics Canada
October 15: English

CCDI Webinar: Accessibility - Navigating a world filled with barriers
October 17: English

CCDI Webinar: Indigenous culture & the workplace
October 30: French
Community of Practice: Circle for reconciliation

October 9: Vancouver BC
October 16: Saskatoon SK
October 17: Regina SK
October 21: Victoria BC (sold out)
October 23: Winnipeg MB
October 25: Montréal QC
October 29: St. John's NL

November 5: Halifax NS
November 7: Fredericton NB
November 8: Moncton NB
November 14: Ottawa ON
November 19: London ON
November 21: Mississauga ON
November 22: Kitchener ON
November 26: Oshawa ON (sold out)
November 27: Toronto ON
Circle for reconciliation
What role do employers have in reconciliation? CCDI is pleased to host a Circle for Reconciliation, which will take participants through the Commission’s recommendations related to the workplace, share locally relevant issues around Indigenous inclusion, and provide examples of ways employers can work toward meaningful reconciliation. Learn more...
In the news

Talking to Canadians - Podcast
  • September 10, 2019: Michael Chutskoff
  • August 26, 2019: Celina Caesar-Chavannes

Available on Apple Podcasts , Google Play , and Spotify .
Awards of Success 2019 winners
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. Learn more about two of our winners with our latest blogs:

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
World Alzheimer’s Month  

August 31 - September 28: Muharram
September 2: Ganesh Chaturthi
September 2: Labour Day
September 28 - October 7: Navaratri
September 29 - October 1: Rosh Hashanah
September 30: Orange Shirt Day
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