The story of survival and the outstanding contribution of Black people to all spheres of life is conspicuously absent from mainstream history books. Until that changes, we will need to have Black History Month.
We are not going to resolve gender parity and diversity issues by government policies alone or by some enlightened #businessleadership speaking up and promoting a few #women and visible minorities. The joint action of the public and private sectors here in Canada and worldwide is essential.
August 15, 1993, was to have been the luckiest day in my life. I landed in Montreal, Canada, as a permanent resident with a job already lined up! Fluent in French and with a degree from a North American university, I was hired as a management trainee in a major Canadian institution. Unlike most newContinue reading “Diversity is a Politically Correct Buzzword: Let’s Get Serious about Workplace Integration”