Fewer than 10 of 84 deputy ministers and associate DMs identify as visible minorities.
The Prime Minister's Office and Privy Council Office at 80 Wellington St. are pictured on Aug. 7. Top federal managers are appointed by the prime minister on the advice of the clerk of the Privy Council. Fewer than 12 per cent of them identify as people of colour. That's less than the 14.5 per cent of bureaucrats as a whole who identified as visible minorities as of March 2016, and the workforce availability estimate of 13 per cent. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Fewer than 10 of 84 top-level public servants identify as visible minorities: so few that the federal government won’t pinpoint exactly how many there are.
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