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There's a new consensus on employment equity emerging

Why aren't there more visible minorities in federal public service, inquiring minds want to know

If 10 deputy ministers hosted a town hall meeting at the Downsview Public Library in Toronto or the Richmond Public Library in Richmond, B.C., and invited the public to attend, about half the audience would be white and half non-white from various backgrounds. Unless the deputy minister of Environment Canada was among them, the deputies would be an all-white group. Increasingly, the governors are not reflecting the governed.

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There's a new consensus on employment equity emerging

Why aren't there more visible minorities in federal public service, inquiring minds want to know

If 10 deputy ministers hosted a town hall meeting at the Downsview Public Library in Toronto or the Richmond Public Library in Richmond, B.C., and invited the public to attend, about half the audience would be white and half non-white from various backgrounds. Unless the deputy minister of Environment Canada was among them, the deputies would be an all-white group. Increasingly, the governors are not reflecting the governed.

  

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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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