Friday, December 3, 2021

An update from the new Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-racism office

Headshot of Dr. Christopher Taylor

The new office of Equity Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-racism (EDI-R) is excited to share plans and commitments developed in response to the Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion (HREI) organizational review report (PDF), which was shared with the campus community in October 2021.   

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Trans Awareness Week 2021

Transgender Flag

This week is Trans Awareness week, which includes Trans Day of Remembrance (November 20). This week is a time dedicated to increasing visibility and awareness of transgender communities and their resilience, without ignoring the ongoing discrimination they encounter.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

New AVP roles for Jean Becker and Christopher Taylor

In a memo circulated to University employees last Friday, President Vivek Goel and Vice-President, Academic & Provost James Rush announced that they have acted on recommendations from the Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion office review team to create two new organizational units led by Associate Vice-Presidents that will report to the Vice-President, Academic & Provost. These units replace two of the functions of the former Office of Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion. Both appointments are effective immediately.

Friday, October 8, 2021

National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day

October 11 is National Coming Out Day in Canada

Monday, October 4, 2021

Latin American Heritage Month

A stack of colouful woven rugs

On June 21, 2018, the Parliament of Canada designated the month of October as Latin American Heritage Month in recognition of the significant contribution that Latin American communities have made to the social, economic, political, and cultural fabric of Canada. Latin American Heritage Month provides an opportunity to honour diverse communities and share achievements and contributions with others.

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