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Employers across Canada were forced to adjust their Pride celebrations in June as the coronavirus pandemic necessitated social distancing and most traditional parades and events were cancelled. “[The coronavirus] forced us to think about how to still create these communities we’re trying to build,” says Meryem Benslimane, equity education advisor at McGill University in Montreal. This year, the university took […]

  • June 30, 2020 November 12, 2020
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With three confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Canada, 40 potential cases under investigation and the World Health Organization declaring the virus an international public health emergency, unions — especially those representing transport and health-care workers — are calling on employers to ensure sufficient safety measures are in place. The Ontario Nurses Union sent out […]

  • January 31, 2020 November 12, 2020
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Being out at work, as a member of the LGBTQ2S+ community, can be a tricky thing. As an educator, expressing pride in one’s identity isn’t just a chance to set an example for students, but to make life easier, more authentic and ultimately better for staff as well, says Corey Johnson, a professor at the […]

  • July 2, 2019 November 12, 2020
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