Diversity, it is the new face of the Canadian Workplace. The number of visible minorities within all levels within the workplace is increasing. There is a realistic need to promote understanding and acceptance of all situations which may be encountered within our changing cultural environment.

Protecting your organization from loss of work days, poor morale, and/or lawsuits, arising from harassment is the goal of Diversity Training. In other words, helping an organization to be pro-active rather than reactive.

Education is a proven tool for creating a positive atmosphere where respect and understanding are valued.

 

FAQs DIVERSITY TRAINING

 

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Why should we take part in Diversity training?

  A. The latest census completed by Statistics Canada point out that 1 in every 5 Canadians will be a visible minority by 2016 indicated by the current trends of immigration. Over 70% of new immigrants are arriving from non-European countries. Your work force is changing and becoming much more diverse than it ever has. Canada has introduced legislation protecting this diverse workforce. All members of your organization need to be aware of what and how this legislation affects them.
     
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How does that affect my organization?

  A. Current issues regarding racism are going to increase proportionately. By being proactive an organization can greatly reduce it's exposure to lawsuits arising from harassment, discrimination, and racist complaints. An organization that provides education on Canadian Societies expectations regarding these issues greatly reduces the ill effects caused by ignorant employees at all levels.
     
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What does this training look like?

  A. Diversity training can be completed in just one day. It can be tailored to your organization providing specific training for management and executives. The training is designed to generate feedback and discussion. Participants help each other to understand the complexities surrounding harassment, discrimination, and racism. It course designed to help an organization over come these highly damaging, destructive, and costly issues through education not punishment.