New Research Shows Consistent Diversity Gap on Canadian Boards 

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New Research Shows Consistent Diversity Gap on Canadian Boards 
8
Aug

New Research Shows Consistent Diversity Gap on Canadian Boards 

Recent research on the state of diversity and inclusion on boards in several Canadian cities shows a consistent gap between the demographics of not-for-profit board directors and the diverse communities they serve. A webinar convened by DiverseCity onBoard brought together researchers in Vancouver, Ottawa, London, Hamilton, and the Greater Toronto Area to share their research and discuss how to use these findings to inform policy and practice. Moderated by Philippe Massé, Agent de développement, Concertation Montréal, the webinar featured guest speakers Dr. Wendy Cukier, Ryerson University, Diversity Institute, Dr. Stelian Medianu, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Western Ontario, Akalya Atputharajah, Mitacs Accelerate Researcher, DiverseCity onBoard, and Dr. June Francis, Simon Fraser University Institute of Diaspora Research & Engagement.

Download the presentation slides and read the reports below to find out what’s really happening with diverse leadership across Canada.

Research Reports:

Greater Toronto Area: DiversityLeads – Women and Visible Minorities in Senior Leadership Positions: A Profile of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) (2014)

Montreal: DiversityLeads – Women and Visible Minorities in Senior Leadership Positions: A Profile of Greater Montreal (2015)

London, Hamilton, and Ottawa: Visible Minorities and Women in Senior Leadership Positions: London, Hamilton, and Ottawa (2016)

Greater Toronto Area: Diversity on Governance Boards: A Look at the Greater Toronto Area (Forthcoming)

Metro Vancouver: Diversity and Inclusion in Governance: What’s Really Happening in Metro Vancouver? (Forthcoming)