Columnists
People sitting around boardroom table. Image credit: Christina @ wocintechchat.com/Unsplash
Shelina Ali, Pro Bono | Without directly addressing how non-profit governance is designed around privilege, there cannot be meaningful progress in ensuring diversity on the boards of these organizations.
Blog
Image: Ryerson School of Journalism/Facebook
John Miller | Journalistic organizations are facing demands to change, and many won't admit they have a problem.
Podcast
Dahne Jobson, Toronto journalist at a rabble.ca workshop. Image: Victoria Fenner/rabble
Victoria Fenner | Nadia Stewart of the Canadian Association of Black Journalists, and Anita Li of Canadian Journalists of Colour talk about their new action plan to increase diversity in Canada's media organizations.
Blog
A man ice skating in Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto. Image: Brendan Church/Unsplash
Sara Speicher | The clamour for racial diversity in the newsroom is growing, not just in the United States, but in other migrant destination countries like Canada.
Podcast
Image: Jean Leggett. Used with permission.
Victoria Fenner | Jean Leggett, CEO of One More Story Games, talks about increasing diversity and inclusion in video gaming, and the recent scholarship she's been awarded to help her do that.
Blog
Image: Absolutvision/Unsplash
John Miller | The reaction from columnist Shree Paradkar and other journalists to Bernier's invitation suggests a deeper problem in the Star's newsroom.
Columnists
Canada beach umbrella. Photo: George Socka/Wikimedia Commons
Rick Salutin | If you ask the young today what Canada means, they point overwhelmingly to the kind of challenging diversity that informs Canadian multiculturalism.
Columnists
Osgoode Hall in downtown Toronto which houses the headquarters of the Law Society of Ontario. Photo: Oliver Mallich/Flickr
Shelina Ali, Pro Bono | A dispute over the promotion of diversity is dividing the Law Society of Ontario, at a time when freedom of speech is seen as something that trumps equality rights.
Podcast
Amira Elghawaby. Image: Victoria Fenner
Victoria Fenner | Campus and community radio people are committed to diversity. But there is always room for improvement. Journalist and human rights advocate Amira Elghawaby spoke to them at their national conference.
News
Photo: Julie Morrell/Twitter
Roberta Lexier | Divisions within and between social movements should be acknowledged and accepted as unavoidable and, in fact, essential for success.
Blog
Toronto Star newsroom, December 17, 1930. Photo: Toronto History​/Flickr
John Miller | More than half of Toronto's population identified as a visible minority in the 2016 census, yet represent just a tiny minority of Toronto's media. It's time to change.
Blog
Photo: Keijo Knutas/Flickr
Penney Kome | Our long journey from conformity to individualism, and now to diverse communities.