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Equity Diversity and Inclusion News Archive

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

UM medical prof honoured for equity, diversity and gender initiatives in medicine

May 31, 2021 — 
For Dr. Gigi Osler, it was the #MeToo movement shining a light on sexual harassment in 2017 that was the catalyst for her to advance the cause of gender equity in the workplace.

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A group of UM faculty and staff in UCentre, pre-COVID

Community of Practice for equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI)

April 21, 2021 — 
'Our vision is to bring together UM employees and students to form a community of practice around EDI on campus.'

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People standing together. (Shutterstock)

Why words matter: The negative impacts of racial microaggressions on Indigenous and other racialized people

April 13, 2021 — 
Microaggressions may seem small or 'micro,' but as incessant forms of racism, they can have big impacts on mental health, physical health and social life

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#BlockHate

Actions to dismantle racism

March 23, 2021 — 
A new workshop examines the nature of systemic racism and how we can take anti-racist actions in our UM community and beyond

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Tier building outside

President’s message on becoming an anti-racist community

March 22, 2021 — 
'Our commitment must be to closely examine our past, current, and future actions to ensure that we are working towards the dismantling of racism in all its forms'

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Students in class

A message from President Michael Benarroch on Black History Month

February 10, 2021 — 
'Creating an inclusive, diverse and equitable campus is not a fad'

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Image of woman wearing a COVID mask. This photo appears on the cover of the EDI-COVID supports handbook.

Upholding the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion during COVID-19

February 3, 2021 — 
The handbook provides a multitude of resources, while building awareness of the impact of COVID-19 on communities

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Shayne Reitmeier

Alumnus awarded by the College of Family Physicians of Canada

November 25, 2020 — 
Dr. Reitmeier has proven to be an outstanding leader in family medicine, and continues to make incredible contributions to the communities he serves.

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Drake Centre Student area

Asper School of Business

Asper’s First EDI Panel Reveals Room for Growth

October 29, 2020 — 
Students, faculty, staff and alumni attended the Asper School of Business’ first equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) orientation panel discussion on October 8, 2020.

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2019 Pride Parade.

Community discussion: Being Queer in the time of Covid-19

September 22, 2020 — 
Join us at 11:30 a.m. (CDT) on on Oct. 7, 2020, via Zoom for an open discussion

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