Respecting and accommodating cultural diversity in the workplace
The University in its various activities, including the development and application of policies which guide its operation, will be informed by its commitment to support of and sensitivity to cultural diversity.In order to achieve the above policy, the University will develop and adapt its policies, procedures and practices to integrate the principle of respect and support for cultural diversity.
Cultural diversity (also known as multiculturalism) is a group of diverse individuals from different cultures or societies.
It is important that the composition of our workplaces reflect the composition of Canadian society. According to Statistics Canada, by 2017 the number of visible minorities in Canada is expected to double.