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11
Sep

New Report – Leading with Intent: 2017 National Index of Nonprofit Board Practices

Who serves on today’s nonprofit boards? How are they composed and organized? How do they conduct their work? How well are they fulfilling their many important roles and responsibilities? What impact are they having on organizational performance? Leading with Intent: 2017 National Index of Nonprofit Board Practices answers these questions and is the latest in BoardSource’s …

31
May

Webinar June 19th: Diversity & Inclusion in Leadership – What’s really happening in Canadian Cities?

New research on the state of diversity and inclusion in leadership in Canadian cities reveals a consistent gap between the make-up of Canada’s boardrooms and our diverse population. Join us on Monday, June 19th as we bring together researchers in Vancouver, Toronto, London, Hamilton, and Ottawa to examine recent findings on the diversity of governance boards …

24
May

Canada is incredibly diverse. So why isn’t our House of Commons?

Published on May 15, 2017 by TVO Current Affairs The following is excerpted from Erin Tolley’s essay “The Electoral System and Parliament’s Diversity Problem: In Defense of the Wrongfully Accused.” It appears in Should We Change How We Vote?, a new book of essays that evaluate Canada’s first-past-the-post electoral system and consider how changes to it might …

11
May

Senator Ratna Omidvar Statement on Leading Visible Minority Women

This spring, Senator Ratna Omidvar welcomed a group of leading women to the Senate and spoke of the significant barriers of the “double-barrelled glass ceiling” faced by minority women. The visiting women are exemplars of leadership in the face of adversity, and beacons for other women, in particular, minority girls, to take up their own places …

5
May

Ottawa to pull research chair funding unless diversity issue addressed at universities

By Chris Hannay OTTAWA — The Globe and Mail Published Thursday, May 04, 2017 The federal granting councils that award the prestigious Canada Research Chairs say universities must offer up more diverse candidates for the honour or they will lose their funds. Directors of the program, which sends out $265-million every year across 1,600 researchers, say new measures …

3
Mar

HERstory in Black: Meet 150 black women who have made a place in Canadian history

Published February 21, 2017 CBC News In celebration of Black History Month, HERstory in Black shares the experiences of 150 women who excel in their field, who push for greater diversity and who help build vibrant communities. Emily Mills initiated the project as an extension of How She Hustles, a network of more than 5,000 …

14
Feb

Immigrants will comprise growing share of Canada’s population by 2036: Statscan

Published January 25, 2017 By TAVIA GRANT New population projections for Canada paint a picture of growing diversity, in all parts of the country. Nearly half of the population will likely be immigrants or children of immigrants by 2036 if current immigration levels continue, a Statistics Canada study estimates, up from 38.2 per cent in 2011. …

1
Feb

It is time for immigration 3.0

By Ratna Omidvar Published January 31, 2017 Source: IRPP There is a singular narrative thread running through the international media coverage of Canada in the last two years. In one way or another, it is the tale of Canadian exceptionalism. In October 2015, Canadians elected a centrist party that won over the electorate with talk …

11
Jan

Evaluations for All: Even the CEO Deserves a Report Card

By Sue Dahling Sullivan for The Bridgespan Group Making the evaluation process a natural part of the organizational culture can help align staff with strategic goals. But it doesn’t stop with staff. Establishing a culture where a formal, documented, fair, and pragmatic annual evaluation is routinely expected needs to extend to the CEO evaluation process, driven …

9
Jan

Diversity is key to success in corporate Canada

Published January 9, 2016 By Jennifer Reynolds, Special to The Globe and Mail In my role, I have the pleasure of spending time at universities across the country, meeting with students to talk about their careers and the important role they can play as future business leaders in Canada’s economy. What always strikes me when …

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