Five Effective Ways of Promoting Inclusivity in the Workplace

By |2022-06-06T17:52:04-07:00June 6th, 2022|Businesses, Employement, Organization|

In a bid to address racial injustice, reduce discrimination and implicit bias within the workplace, in recent times, business organizations all over the world are embracing the idea of inclusivity as an organization culture to enable diversity to thrive. Inclusivity is that workplace culture that makes an organization welcoming to all potential job candidates, making [...]

Breaking the Chains of Tokenism in the Workplace

By |2022-03-29T13:56:25-07:00March 29th, 2022|Businesses, Employement, Organization, Recent Immigrants|

The recent clamor for the entrenchment of Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity in the workplace is not without some inadequacies and unsavory practices being associated with some organization’s DEI strategies and programs. One of such practice is the idea of tokenism.  In this article, we intend to define tokenism, highlight the negative effects of tokenism and [...]

Tackling the Issue of Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

By |2022-06-06T17:51:14-07:00March 11th, 2022|Businesses, Employement, Organization, Recent Immigrants|

Some times the human brain creates certain prejudice in our minds. These prejudices often result in an unconscious bias that we may not even be aware of.  It is usually uncomfortable to discuss issues of prejudice, bias, and diversity within the workplace. However, unconscious bias can have real consequences that hinder an employee’s positive experience [...]

Discrimination Legacy Still Present in Canada

By |2022-02-18T00:17:15-08:00June 21st, 2021|Businesses, Employement, Motivational, Organization, Recent Immigrants|

  On the surface, Canada presents the image of a nation of peace and calm, but unfortunately, it still carries the colonial undertone of racism, bigotry, and xenophobia. Recently a Muslim family of five was deliberately ambushed by a twenty-year-old driver in  London, Ontario that sent shock waves throughout this multicultural country of 38 million [...]

Know What Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Diversity Trainer

By |2022-02-18T00:17:15-08:00November 9th, 2020|Businesses, Employement, Motivational, Organization|

    When seeking a diversity and inclusion trainer to deliver sessions for your company, you need to make sure the individual measures up.  In most cases, the HR personnel or someone in the training department requests a firm that specializes in diversity to facilitate the delivery of workshops or seminars to their employees. But [...]

Why Diversity and Inclusion Training Sessions Become Ineffective?

By |2022-02-18T00:17:15-08:00October 22nd, 2020|Businesses, Employement, Motivational, Organization, Recent Immigrants|

  In recent months due to anti-racism protests in the US and Canada, some organizations have recently mandated to have Diversity and Inclusion training for their workforce.  The decision-makers have finally recognized that D/I training education is necessary for today's diverse, unique work environment not only for greater understanding but also for respect and acceptance. [...]

Hollywood Contributes to Racism!

By |2022-02-18T00:17:15-08:00June 17th, 2020|Businesses, Employement, Organization|

      Every year Hollywood produces close to 800 television and film shows, many of them are shot in Metro Vancouver, BC.  Actors of color often end up getting only minor roles and those characters are usually portrayed in a negative light. African American actors fare just a little better when it comes to [...]

Hate Crimes on the Rise Among Asians

By |2022-02-18T00:17:15-08:00May 8th, 2020|Motivational, Recent Immigrants|

  One would think  during these unprecedented times the goodness of humanity would triumph. Yet, instead horrific elements of mankind are surfacing in   Vancouver, a multicultural city that often boasts itself as one of the most livable and greenest cities in the world. While most people are staying inside, afraid of catching the coronavirus, but [...]

Lessons From COVID 19

By |2022-02-18T00:17:15-08:00April 17th, 2020|Businesses, Employement, Motivational, Organization|

  Is there a bigger underlining message during these uncertain and challenging times of COVID 19? This novel coronavirus  pandemic has created much chaos and misery for billions of people, rich and poor,  around the world.  And the one-time thriving economic climate has nearly come  to a grinding halt as governments worldwide attempt to pump large [...]

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