Workplace Culture

Multiple Frameworks, Meaningful Results

One-dimensional diversity programs are being outpaced and replaced by intersectional experiences that offer greater employee satisfaction and increased bottom-line benefits.
— By Belinda Jones

Many diversity and inclusion programs in Canada are one-dimensional. They are focused on increasing women’s roles in the workplace or expanding opportunities for First Nations employees. But a woman who is also a member of a First Nations group will find herself in a gap.

Increasingly, that kind of gap is unacceptable. Not, explicitly, as a matter of law, but as a matter of realities on the ground. The diversity of Canada’s workforce is growing by leaps and....