Let’s focus on going beneath the surface on the inclusion front, shall we? No matter what the marginalization or points of difference might be, how do you take a step back? Being especially careful in the media to NOT treat any group as a monolith, or stereotype. How can we push ourselves to really focus […]
In episode 22, we continued digging deeper into some topics from season 1 and 2. There’s something decidedly different about next week’s federal election: it’s the first time we’re going in with our eyes wide open. To the existence of racism and discriminatory systems, to the ugly history of this country’s residential schools and to […]
We’re kicking off season 3 with a deeper look at some of the topics we explored in Seasons 1 and 2. Thanks to the incredible expertise of the guests we’ve spoken to, we have a rich collection of actionable learnings that you can take away – and do – right now. In Episode 21, we […]
In the season 2 finale, we take inspiration from a popular pandemic pastime – baking – to illustrate three definitive actions that will help make you a better ally
In the second of a 3-episode arc on allyship, this week we cover the two key practices for shifting to inclusion by default. In the final episode of this arc, we will break down a few tactical things everyone can do toward being a true ally, but this week it’s all about the mindset shift that has to come first.
In the first of a 3 episode arc on allyship, this week we cover the five things that allyship is NOT.
Romesh Hettiarachchi, commercial lawyer at B&I Legal Counsel, has a wonderful way of breaking down identity into a conversation between the individual and community. And so, the formation of an authentic identity does require being open to and even inviting input from a diverse set of external advisors. In sharing his decision to exclude his […]
Jacqui D’Eon, founder and owner of Jade Communications, and the author of stuff happens, joins us for an honest conversation around ageism in the workplace. As an educator and a professional with over three decades of experience, Jacqui sees both ends of the age spectrum everyday. Jacqui’s message is clear: move past the assumptions already. […]
We were joined by Ben Borne, a descendant of yellow quill First Nation and co-founder of Symmetry PR. Ben shared how he came to understand his Indigenous identity and his own privilege while discovering first-hand the realities and barriers that indigenous people face in Canada.
The past few weeks have brought so much pain to different marginalized groups in Canada. In today’s episode, Rohini and Susan share their anguish at the hate-fueled killing of a multigenerational Pakistani family out for a walk in London, ON.