Joyce Echaquan, a year later

In 2020, the untimely death of Joyce Echaquan, a 37-year-old Atikamekw mother of seven, was a shocking and tragic reminder of the long line of mistreatment and systemic racism against Indigenous people in public institutions.

“Advancing gender equality for all”

The concept of gender has been continuously evolving and expanded definitions eventually caught up with the Canadian federal public service. For example, since 2017, the Federal Public Service Employee Survey allows for respondents to chose ‘gender diverse’ as an identity option.

Pride Week

Pride Week is a time of celebration, action, and reflection. Every year, the Pride movement invites all of us to consider our role in supporting the advancement of diversity and inclusion for LGBTQ2+ communities by taking concrete, positive action and showing our support.

Mandatory Vaccinations: Next Steps

On August 13, 2021, the Federal Government announced a policy of mandatory vaccination for federal public service employees. As the country enters a fourth wave of the pandemic and…

National Indigenous History Month 2021

Celebrating the rich history of the Indigenous Peoples of Turtle Island is about recognizing their vast diversity and honouring the various cultures, traditions, worldviews, and languages that make up First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.