“Diversity is our strength.” Despite this being the motto of Toronto – widely considered to be the most diverse city in the world – there continues to be a large gap between the racial and…View More Toronto Municipal Election: Reflections on Race, Religion and Diversity
On December 10, 2014, CASSA (Council of Agencies Serving South Asians) organized a conference titled ‘Brown Canada 2020 Summit’ at York University which also coincided with International Human Rights Day. The summit commemorated the 100th…View More Brown Canada 2020 Summit
Microaggressions are those subtle slights that occur daily for so many people from diverse communities, backgrounds, and identities. The slights can be so subtle that they are hard to identify or “prove”. Yet the affected…View More “Microaggresions”: Buzzword or something to think about?
An alarming idea has recently been circulating in human resources circles in Canada: when it comes to competing human rights, maybe there should be a “hierarchy of rights,” with the rights of some groups trumping…View More No Hierarchy of Human Rights