Unpacking Equity: Gender Equity in the Media

Recent public allegations of sexual misconduct by powerful Hollywood players, while not exactly surprising, have sparked an open conversation about gender equity in the media industry. There are far fewer women than men in decision-making roles in the media industry, and thus women are not given an equal voice in influencing the roles written for […]

Who is Responsible for Preventing Workplace Discrimination in Canada?

Rebecca Dyck Canadians are fortunate to have laws in place that protect them from discrimination in the workplace. However, even with these laws, discrimination exists in many workplaces across the country. In 2015, the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) – an organization mandated to promote and protect human rights in Canada – received 1,207 complaints of […]