Strategies for Tackling Gender Bias & Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

Strategies for Tackling Gender Bias & Promoting Diversity in the Workplace

“As I was preparing for tonight, the more I thought of what to say, the more I realized the answers have to come from all of us in this room.” So began Noelle Richardson, a prominent leader in the diversity and inclusion space. We gathered on October 27th to share our experiences, ideas and wisdom […]

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Attendee Spotlight: Monique Ashpole

Attendee Spotlight: Monique Ashpole

Name: Monique Ashpole, CHRP Position: Talent Acquisition Specialist Company: GWL Realty Advisors Industry: Real Estate Tell us a bit about what you do, and what do you enjoy most about it? I am a Talent Acquisition Specialist for a leading Canadian real estate investment advisory organization. I source, recruit, qualify and hire candidates for available […]

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“Because it’s 2015:” a new federal cabinet with equal gender representation

“Because it’s 2015:” a new federal cabinet with equal gender representation

Widely quoted yesterday was our newly sworn-in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s succinct response when asked why appointing a gender-balanced cabinet was important to him. “Because it’s 2015,” he replied, to the delight of many. And so it was, as promised – a federal cabinet of 15 women, 15 men, and Trudeau himself. Leadership sets the […]

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Want to Join a Board? What Aspiring Directors Need to Know

Want to Join a Board? What Aspiring Directors Need to Know

“Corporate decision-making benefits from a diversity of opinions and viewpoints, and this initiative encourages companies to consider talented and capable resources that are currently under-utilized. More women, from all backgrounds, should have an opportunity to bring their skills, talents, and perspectives to boards and senior management,” states Howard Wetston, Chair and CEO of the Ontario […]

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Women in Parliament – Federal Election 2015

Women in Parliament – Federal Election 2015

Last night millions of Canadians were glued to the coverage of our 42nd election results as they rolled in. With the highest voter turnout since 1993 and hundreds of thousands of tweets bearing the #elxn42 hashtag, we breathlessly awaited news of the future of the leadership of our country. And as a Liberal majority swept […]

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