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Four GTA-based organizations recognized for embracing diversity

Photo: DiverseCity

By: Maytree Foundation | Press Release: TORONTO, June 19, 2013 – At an awards ceremony on Wednesday evening, DiverseCity onBoard recognized Blue Hills Child and Family Centre, the City of Markham, and William Osler Health System for embracing diversity in board governance and making it a priority to recruit board members from diverse backgrounds.

Toronto Police and black educator resolve racial profiling case

Dr. Clem Marshall

By: Human Rights Legal Support Centre | Press Release: TORONTO, May 14, 2013 – The Toronto Police Service (TPS), the Toronto Police Services Board (TPSB), and educator Dr. Clem Marshall have reached an agreement to settle his Human Rights Application. The terms of the settlement are confidential and neither the TPS nor the TPSB has admitted any liability. Dr. Marshall and a friend were driving… Read More

CAW concerned about worsening conditions for school bus drivers

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  The  Canadian Auto Workers Union (CAW) says it’s concerned about school bus provider Stock Transportation’s plan to push down wages and other working conditions. In a press release issued last week, CAW said the plan would result in worsening conditions for Toronto elementary and secondary school bus drivers. “There is clear disconnect between the level… Read More