Category - Announcements

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28
Nov

DiverseCity onBoard Launches in Calgary

On November 20th, 2016 DiverseCity onBoard Calgary officially launched! In partnership with Bow Valley College (BVC) and the Centre for Excellence in Immigrant and Intercultural Advancement, DiverseCity onBoard Calgary strives to educate and connect those interested in board governance opportunities in Calgary with boards looking for qualified candidates. To celebrate the official launch of DiverseCity …

8
Nov

Furthering Diversity and Inclusion on Boards of Governance

$500,000 gift from TD allows expansion of board-matching program DiverseCity onBoard at Ryerson’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education  TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2016 /CNW/ – Ryerson University is pleased to announce a $500,000 gift from TD to expand the reach and programming of DiverseCity onBoard, an internationally-recognized program of governance training and board-matching to strengthen …

7
Oct

DiverseCity onBoard Matching Program Expands to New Groups

DiverseCity onBoard is pleased to announce a major expansion of its board matching program to include other communities that are currently under-represented on governance boards. Since its inception in 2006, DiverseCity onBoard has become a catalyst for diversity in leadership and good governance in the not-for-profit and public sectors. The program has a network of …

27
Sep

Applications now open for CivicAction’s DiverseCity Fellows Program

CivicAction’s DiverseCity Fellows program is one of North America’s top programs for rising leaders who are interested in impacting change in their communities. The call for applications for the next cohort of DiverseCity Fellows will take place from September 19 to October 24, 2016 – with the full year program officially running from January to December 2017. To …

6
Sep

Governor in Council Appointments – Current and Ongoing opportunities

Through Ministerial and Governor-in-Council appointments, more than 1500 Canadians play a fundamental role in our democracy by serving on commissions, boards, Crown corporations, agencies, and tribunals across the country. Read about the New Approach to Governor in Council Appointments.   Current Opportunities   Agriculture and Agri-Food  Chief Commissioner, Canadian Grain Commission  Assistant Chief Commissioner, Canadian Grain …

11
Jul

DiverseCity onBoard Launches in Metro Vancouver

On May 26th, DiverseCity onBoard Metro Vancouver held its official launch at Vancouver City Hall. Co-sponsored by the City of Vancouver in partnership with the Vancouver Immigration Partnership, the event was well-attended by over 70 community stakeholders from throughout the region, local sponsors, and DiverseCity onBoard candidates ready to make a difference in their communities. …

27
May

Cathy Winter on Diversity and Inclusion | The Cleveland Museum of Art

“Diversity must be paired with inclusion to have its true value” Cathy Winter, Program Manager for DiverseCity onBoard National/GTA, took part in a live broadcast panel on Diversity & Inclusion at The Cleveland Museum of Art, hosted by The Association of Art Museum Directors. This symposium on the subject of diversity and inclusion from the …

18
Apr

Mayor Fred Eisenberger on DiverseCity onBoard

I am pleased to see that the Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion has brought the DiverseCity onBoard program to the City of Hamilton. Opportunity to volunteer, presents itself in many forms. One of these is that of serving as a board member of a non-profit organization. Board governance is an important and vital role for …

18
Mar

Prime Minister to recommend the appointment of GDX Executive Director Ratna Omidvar to the Senate of Canada

The Global Diversity Exchange is pleased to share today’s announcement of the Prime Minister’s intention to recommend the appointment of Ratna Omidvar, C.M., O.Ont., to the Senate of Canada. For the past thirty years, Ratna has been a tireless advocate for building a more inclusive Canada. Through her work, Ratna has established herself as one …

29
Sep

Pillar Launches DiverseCity onBoard

Published on September 28, 2015 The Londoner London is diverse but our leadership is not. In response, Pillar Nonprofit Network held their public launch of the DiverseCity onBoard program on Tuesday, September 15th.   Pillar is the provincial lead on this national program that has been operating in Toronto since 2006. The Ontario collaborative partners include …

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