Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Workplace

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This topic is often discussed by a wide range of organizations and researchers -- from government agencies to advocacy organizations and university professors.

I'll highlight some resource examples below, but if you spend a few minutes thinking about who might have an interest in this topic -- which parts of our governments or which associations -- I'm sure you'll find many additional resources.

Note: The tips below are in no particular order. Explore them all!

Related guides & posts

Similar 360W cases have been assigned in the past several years. The wiki guides I created for those cases may contain additional tips and strategies that you could explore, although some of their links may now be broken:

Also see my guide to Recruiting Millennials and Gen Z since one of the concerns of your audience is recruitment.

In addition, I wrote a blog post in Spring 2022 highlighting many EDI+Work resources, especially some very practical and recent ebooks: Justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace: Ebooks, cases & articles to support your journey

Advocacy organizations

Governments and intergovernmental organizations

  • Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) - "a made-in-Canada solution designed to help employers, diversity and inclusion/human rights/equity, and human resources practitioners effectively address the full picture of diversity, equity and inclusion within the workplace" - Start with their Our Work section for reports, toolkits, data, and more.

Legal aspects

  • BC Human Rights Code
  • Canadian Human Rights Act, Commission, and Tribunal
  • CanLii - to find legal cases and legislation
  • Law magazines (and news articles written by lawyers in general) often explain the issues in a simple, yet accurate, way. Samples:

Policies & actions of specific organizations


Search the SFU Library Catalogue to find such titles as the ones below:

Articles (academic and news)

  • Also try Factiva for news articles from around the world, including articles from many business publications such as the Wall Street Journal
  • As with most professions, there are magazines published specifically for police officers. Such practitioner/industry magazines often highlight issues, perspectives, and research that can be hard to find elsewhere.

Miscellaneous... but still worth reading!

  • Journalist's Resource (Harvard's guide to complex news topics for journalists)
  • Brief overview and point/counterpoint notes on transgender rights and Bill C-16

<No further suggestions yet - but keep checking. Also, don't forget that this is your wiki: you are welcome to add any tips here whenever you'd like. --- MB>