Publications, Research & Reports

DiverseCity Counts 8: A Snapshot of Diverse Leadership in the Health Care Sector (2013)
DiverseCity Counts 8: A Snapshot of Diverse Leadership in the Health Care Sector (2013)
Posted on: November 1, 2020
This research examines diversity on boards and in senior management of health care institutions in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
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DiverseCity Counts 7: Public Opinion on Diverse GTA Leadership - Research Findings and the Path Forward (2013)
DiverseCity Counts 7: Public Opinion on Diverse GTA Leadership - Research Findings and the Path Forward (2013)
By:
Nanos   Maytree  
Posted on: November 1, 2020
In the spring of 2013 DiverseCity contracted Nanos Research to conduct a first-time public opinion poll of residents in municipalities across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) on the topic of diversity in leadership.
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DiverseCity Counts 6: Supplier Diversity in the GTA - Business Case and Best Practices (2012)
Posted on: October 24, 2020
This research examines whether, why and how organizations have embraced diversity in their purchasing and supply chain strategies, policies and practices.
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DiverseCity Counts 5: Leadership Diversity in the Nonprofit Sector - Baby Steps, Big Strides, and Bold Stances (2012)
DiverseCity Counts 5: Leadership Diversity in the Nonprofit Sector - Baby Steps, Big Strides, and Bold Stances (2012)
Posted on: October 24, 2020
This research examines board diversity in the nonprofit sector, as well as the impact of this diversity.
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DiverseCity Counts 4: The Electoral Under-Representation of Visible Minorities (2012)
DiverseCity Counts 4: The Electoral Under-Representation of Visible Minorities (2012)
Posted on: October 24, 2020
The focus of this paper is on the electoral participation of visible minorities as both candidates for public office and winners of such positions.
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DiverseCity Counts 3: A Snapshot of Diversity in the Greater Toronto Area with a focus on the legal sector (2011)
DiverseCity Counts 3: A Snapshot of Diversity in the Greater Toronto Area with a focus on the legal sector (2011)
Posted on: October 18, 2020
DiverseCity Counts has measured the number of visible minorities in positions of leadership in the largest and most influential employment sectors in the GTA. In 2011 there was a gradual, but significant, increase (8%) in the diversity of GTA leaders over the last three years.
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DiverseCity Counts 2: A Snapshot of Diversity in the Greater Toronto Area with a focus on the media (2010)
DiverseCity Counts 2: A Snapshot of Diversity in the Greater Toronto Area with a focus on the media (2010)
Posted on: October 18, 2020
DiverseCity Counts measures on an annual basis the number of visible minorities in leadership positions in elected office, the public sector, the corporate sector, agencies, boards, and commissions, the voluntary sector, and the education sector.
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DiverseCity Counts 1: A Snapshot of Diversity in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) (2009)
DiverseCity Counts 1: A Snapshot of Diversity in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) (2009)
Posted on: October 18, 2020
The first annual research report measuring diversity among leaders in the GTA analyzed a total of 3,257 leaders in Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Markham and Richmond Hill including elected officials, public sector executives, members of agencies, boards and commissions, as well as a sample of the largest voluntary and business organizations as determined by revenue.
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Tech for All: Breaking Barriers in Toronto’s Innovation Community (2018)
Posted on: September 29, 2020
This survey-based report explores diversity, inclusion and belonging (DIBs) in Toronto’s tech sector.
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BRMC Research snapshot - Gender and Resilience Among Temporary Migrants in Waterloo Region (2020)
Posted on: September 21, 2020
The project identified challenges that affect temporary migrants because of their gender and status, focusing on both individual- and system-level resilience.
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The State of Migrant Farm Workers in Canada - Special Report: Marking three decades of advocacy on behalf of Canada’s most exploited workforce (2020)
Posted on: August 24, 2020
This report suggests that fair treatment of Canada’s agricultural workers requires several urgent and significant reforms at both the federal and provincial levels.
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COVID-19, Migration and the Canadian Immigration System: Dimensions, Impact and Resilience (2020)
COVID-19, Migration and the Canadian Immigration System: Dimensions, Impact and Resilience (2020)
Posted on: July 30, 2020
This report identifies, documents and assesses the many ways that the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been affecting migration, borders, immigrant populations, and Canada’s immigration and settlement system between March, 2020 and June, 2020.
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Human rights in countries of origin and the mental health of migrants to Canada
Posted on: May 5, 2020
This study explores the effect of human rights violations in countries of origin on migrants' mental health. Findings indicate that high levels of human rights violations in countries of origin have long-term effects on migrants’ mental health (2020).
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Canadian Immigrant Youth and the Education-Employment Nexus
Canadian Immigrant Youth and the Education-Employment Nexus
Posted on: January 26, 2020
The authors call for greater attention to this critical population and make nine recommendations that would contribute to solutions in each major issue area impacting the education of Canadian immigrant youth and their entry into the workforce.
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bots at the gate
Bots at the Gate: A Human Rights Analysis of Automated Decision Making in Canada’s Immigration and Refugee System
Posted on: November 27, 2019
This report focuses on the impacts of automated decision-making in Canada’s immigration and refugee system from a human rights perspective.
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Rebalancing the Opportunity Equation
Rebalancing the Opportunity Equation
Posted on: September 4, 2019
This report looks at income trends between 1980 and 2015, as well as the income gap between young people, immigrants, racialized groups and the rest of the population in Peel, Toronto and York regions. The findings paint a stark picture of who has access to the opportunities to succeed, and who is being left behind because of circumstances they can’t control. 
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