Diversity

Profitability in Diversity (2005)

A Report from the Round Table Discussions with Selected Employment Groups

The authors point out that while the Canadian plastics industry is growing rapidly, its workforce is aging and retiring, its traditional labour pool is shrinking, and it is competing with other strong industry sectors for employees. The sector requires a strategy for recruiting and retaining workers from non-traditional or underutilized labour markets.

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2012-02-13

Creating Diversity and Career Opportunities in the Skilled Trades (2011)

Case Studies of Organizations Assisting Visible Minority/ Racialized Groups Seeking a Career in the Skilled Trades

Produced under the guidance of the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum (CAF), this report focuses on eight programs that connect members of visible minority/racialized groups with employers in the skilled trades.

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2011-03-25

Adult Immigrant Learning Needs in Atlantic Canadian Communities (2008)

Report on a Series of Community Knowledge-Exchange Meetings

The report grew out of consultations held during the first six months of 2008 in Atlantic Canada. Immigrants were asked to discuss their experiences with adult learning since coming to Canada.

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2010-02-10

Breaking the Cycle of Violence (2003)

Resources for Literacy Workers

This book is a resource for literacy workers. One of its focus is on the challenges of people having limited literacy skills when they attempt to access counselling services. It also includes information for workers who may be working with victims of abuse and violence.

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2005-11-23

"So you think I should be shot?" Unteaching Homophobia (1995)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1995 - Vol. 11, No. 3

In this article, the author discusses the necessity of teaching students the value of diversity. Differences of gender, skin color, class, ability, age or sexual orientation should be valued for the richness they bring to our lives, not used as excuses to value some lives over others.

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2004-09-02

Let Women Speak Their Diversity! An Interview with Charlotte Bunch (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Winter 1991 - Vol. 8, No. 3/4

This article contains an interview with Charlotte Bunch, U.S. feminist activist and author. At time the article was written, she was employed as the Director of the Center for Global Issues and Women's Leadership at Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Jersey.

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2004-08-31

Employment Equity: The Inequality Behind the Law (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1989 - Vol. 7, No. 3

As the title suggests, in this article the author discusses employment equity and the legislation and federal programs in effect at the time of the article's publication, in 1989.

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2004-07-28

Employment Equity in the Ontario College System (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1989 - Vol. 7, No. 3

In this article, the author discusses employment equity for women in the Ontario Community College system. Real change has been seen in some areas and minimal development in others. Special government initiatives have boosted and pushed forward equity, but there is a lack of consistency which has made the job difficult.

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2004-07-28

O Public Road...You Express Me Better Than I Can Express Myself (1996)

O Public Road... You Express Me Better
Than I Can Express Myself by Francis E. Kazemek is a story in the book Wayfering Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture, it is a collection of writings by ABE instructors and students in Newfoundland brought together for a ‘language awareness project', designed to explore attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge about language and the teaching of language.

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2004-06-07

Words On Paper (1996)

by Marie Finlay is a story in the book Wayfering Journeys in Language, Learning and Culture, it is a collection of writings by ABE instructors and students in Newfoundland brought together for a "language awareness project", designed to explore attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge about language and the teaching of language.

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2004-06-07

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