A Directory of Canadian Universities with Links to Their Respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices: Ontario

Please find below a DOCX and a PDF directory of Ontario Universities with links to their respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices. I've not exhausted all of the latter. Note that I'll be publishing one province at a time in this series. And I'll provide a concatenated document (Canada-wide) when all provinces are accounted for.  Ontario DirectoryDownload … Continue reading A Directory of Canadian Universities with Links to Their Respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices: Ontario

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Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI)

Here I'll just do a brief introduction of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI).[1] Recall that my interest is in the EDI system (programs and policies) in Canadian universities, and so I'm primarily concerned with the involvement of the CCDI in these institutions. In a nutshell, the CCDI is a Canadian Diversity and … Continue reading Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI)

A Directory of Canadian Universities with Links to Their Respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices: Alberta

Please find below a DOCX and a PDF directory of Alberta Universities with links to their respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices. I've not exhausted all of the latter.  Note that I'll be publishing one province at a time in this series. And I'll provide a concatenated document (Canada-wide) when all provinces are accounted for.  Alberta … Continue reading A Directory of Canadian Universities with Links to Their Respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices: Alberta

A Directory of Canadian Universities with Links to Their Respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices: British Columbia (Updated)

[Update: Please add the following entry under, University of the Fraser Valley (UFV): https://www.ufv.ca The Race and Anti-Racism Network: https://www.ufv.ca/antiracism/ *From here on, I will add updated listings for each province in the comments. The Canada-wide draft will include all updates. - P] Please find below a DOCX and a PDF directory of British Columbia Universities with … Continue reading A Directory of Canadian Universities with Links to Their Respective EDI & EDI-Related Offices: British Columbia (Updated)

Bafflegab from The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, EDI, University of Manitoba (UM).

I received a news alert that fall courses in EDI offered by The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning at the University of Manitoba are coming soon. You can read about them here.1 I noticed that Robin Attas is the contact person for information about the courses and is heavily involved in their … Continue reading Bafflegab from The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, EDI, University of Manitoba (UM).

Ethical Considerations of the Harvard Implicit Association Test. Are Canadian University EDI Offices Complying With These Guidelines?

The Harvard Implicit Association Test (IAT) is often recommended by the EDI offices of Canadian Universities to discover one's unconscious biases. Unconscious biases are a cornerstone of the justification for EDI programs. Below, please find the Ethical Considerations page of Harvard's Project Implicit (IAT test site) and a few examples of recommendations to take the … Continue reading Ethical Considerations of the Harvard Implicit Association Test. Are Canadian University EDI Offices Complying With These Guidelines?

“Creating an Equitable, Diverse and Inclusive Research Environment: A Best Practices Guide for Recruitment, Hiring and Retention” – Canada Research Chairs (CRC)

I can't help but feel there is a giant finger wagging over me when I read the CRC's "Creating an Equitable, Diverse and Inclusive Research Environment: A Best Practices Guide for Recruitment, Hiring and Retention." A few notables: One does not "provide" mandatory EDI training. Try, "Make EDI training mandatory for all committee members ..." … Continue reading “Creating an Equitable, Diverse and Inclusive Research Environment: A Best Practices Guide for Recruitment, Hiring and Retention” – Canada Research Chairs (CRC)