As we recognize Orange Shirt Day and the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation today, we ask that CAPE members use this opportunity to reflect on the tragic legacy and true history of Indigenous residential schools.
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.
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.
In the lead-up to the federal election to be held on Monday, September 20, CAPE reached out to all five political parties represented in Parliament with questions related to federal public service employees, and most relevant to our members specifically.
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.
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…
Lack of Consultation The Federal Government just announced a unilateral decision to require mandatory vaccinations for all federal public service employees. CAPE is disappointed by…
The very first lunch-and-learn series was held on July 5 and 16.
Show your colours during Pride Month and every day! Pride is about expressing your true self, and about self-love and social acceptance.
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.