Diversity:  An Employer Advantage

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What's This All About?

Diversity:  An Employer Advantage

is a program created to raise awareness

and educate employers about the benefits of having a diverse workplace.

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Round Table Discussion

Employers are invited to a free informal discussion about diversity.  Learn facts, ask questions, and talk with other employers about their experiences.

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Let's Talk!

What is diversity and why is it important?

What are my rights and responsibilities?

How do I make it work?

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Upcoming Sessions

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Being Human Services

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Being Human Services

Wednesday, September 29

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Chamber of Commerce Boardroom

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Resources

Resources available to learn more about integrating Diversity into the workplace

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Cultural Comparisons

Cultural Insights - The Government of Canada

This information portal provides unique cultural insights on over 100 countries and regions. These insights focus on key intercultural issues from a Canadian and a local point of view.  Choose a country and options are given to explore traditions, religions, language, greetings, views, etc.

 

Intercultural Effectiveness Program - Government of Canada

The Centre for Learning in Intercultural Effectiveness and International Assistance Policy supports the development of intercultural competencies to facilitate successful and sustainable international relations, and foster inclusive teams and organizations.

They support Global Affairs Canada programs and collaborating with individuals and groups from across government, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions and the private sector.

Cultural Crossing Guide

The Culture Crossing Guide is an evolving database of cross-cultural information about every country in the world (over 200 countries listed). This user-built guide allows people from all walks of life to share essential tips with each other about how to navigate our increasingly borderless world with savvy and sensitivity.  

Canadian Foreign Service Institute - Government of Canada

The Institute is the primary training provider for Global Affairs Canada. We offer training to clients in federal, provincial and municipal governments. It also offers training to non-governmental organizations, foreign governments and organizations, academic institutions and, in certain cases, private sector companies. The training is offered on a cost-recovery basis.

 

Syrian Culture

Insights into the Syrian culture, social hierarchies, traditions, and honour.