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Tag: Diversity – Fostering greater diversity

Supporting Indigenous veterans in any way possible

– The transition to life as a veteran after years in the armed forces is not always easy, and for Indigenous veterans, the challenge can be even greater.

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22 Wing/CFB North Bay raises first PRIDE flag

– 22 Wing personnel participate in first PRIDE flag-raising ceremony.

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Defence Team celebrates Pride 2019

– The LGBTQ2 community takes part in Pride Month, celebrating sexual diversity and equal rights, as well as focusing awareness on the issues faced by those within their community. Parades and other community events take place throughout the summer.

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DND aims for greater equality in procurement through GBA+

– n Canada’s Defence Policy – Strong, Secure, and Engaged – the government’s commitment to Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) reflects its broader commitment to diversity, including leveraging the talents and skill-sets of all Canadians, regardless of their gender, race or any other identity factor.

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CAF members take part in traditional Punjabi Bhangra Dance

– Gurdeep Panheer, a Canadian Bhangra, artist flew to Victoria to teach CAF members the techniques involved in the traditional Punjabi dance.

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Film gives voice to Purge survivors

– In the not-too-distant past, thousands of Canadian men and women had their privacy invaded, their careers ruined, and their lives destroyed during a campaign waged against the LGBTQ community. Over the course of four decades, an attempt was made by the Canadian government to remove homosexuals from public service, under a disgraceful mandate using a “scientific” machine that was supposed to be able to identify gay men, derogatorily referred to as “fruits”.

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Supporting Indigenous spiritual practices

– Military service is inherently challenging, which is why the Canadian Armed Forces works to ensure the entire Defence Team has the care, services, and support it requires to accomplish its mission.

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Canadian Armed Forces personnel show their Pride in Winnipeg

– Some 60 local Canadian Armed Forces personnel participated in Winnipeg, Manitoba’s Pride Parade on June 2, 2019.

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Call for Nominations: Defence Team Official Languages Excellence Award

– As the Defence Team Official Languages Champions, we would like to highlight a wonderful opportunity to recognize and celebrate the outstanding initiatives being carried out by Defence Team colleagues!

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Defence Team: Send in your Pride 2019 photos

– The LGBTQ2 community takes part in Pride Month, celebrating sexual diversity and equal rights, as well as focusing awareness on the issues faced by those within their community. Parades and other community events take place throughout the summer.

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