A pilot project that found no signs of bias in hiring visible minorities to the public service was ‘stretching it,’ says Senate Diversity Subcommittee chair Sen. Mobina Jaffer.
Getting the Senate administration to the workforce availability benchmark for women and minority groups isn’t good enough, says Liberal Sen. Mobina Jaffer, chair of an Internal Economy Committee group studying diversity among Senate staff. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
A name-blind recruitment project could help improve Senate staff diversity, but only if done properly, according to the head of a Senate group studying employment equity in the Upper Chamber’s administration.
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As internationally mediated talks between the Venezuelan regime and opposition break down, lawmakers and experts are skeptical about the path forward, and are divided on Canada's role in solving the crisis.
There’s an inherent tension at play between journalism’s interest in news value and the public interest, says Elly Alboim, former CBC journalist, who doesn't think debates should be treated as a 'journalistic exercise.'