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Tag: Diversity – Fostering greater diversity

Recruiters Wanted! Help grow and diversify our Canadian Armed Forces

– The Canadian Forces Recruiting Group (CFRG) is looking for dedicated and enthusiastic CAF members who reflect the changing face of Canada’s diverse workforce to serve in recruiting centres across the country.

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Korean-Canadian officer proud to be part of Imjin Hockey Classic

– By Steven Fouchard, Army Public Affairs Ottawa, Ontario — Captain Han Choi was just a boy in his native South Korea when he first heard the story of the Battle of Kapyong. Taking place over two days in April of 1951, it saw a battalion of 700 Canadians mount a successful defence against a Chinese …

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Latin American Heritage Month has special meaning for the Commander of Joint Task Force IMPACT

– On June 21, 2018, Parliament passed a law designating October as Latin American Heritage Month, in recognition of the significant contribution that the Latin American community has made to the social, economic, political, and cultural fabric of Canada.Raised in a diverse family with a Canadian father and Nicaraguan mother, Latin American Heritage Month has special meaning for Brigadier-General Michel-Henri St-Louis, Commander of Joint Task Force IMPACT – Canada’s training mission in the Middle East.

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First-ever Latin American Heritage Month opening ceremony held at Ottawa City Hall

– Diversity is the expression and representation of Canadian values integral to the military ethos and to the effectiveness of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) at home and abroad.

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Latin American Heritage Month – October 2019

– On June 21, 2018, Parliament passed a law designating October as Latin American Heritage Month, in recognition of the significant contribution that the Latin American community has made to the social, economic, political and cultural fabric of Canada.

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The Deputy Minister’s Vlog – 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act with Acting Director Official Languages Paul Forget

– September 12th is Linguistic Duality Day. And this year, 2019, marks the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act. We can take that as an opportunity to renew our commitment to linguistic duality within the Defence Team.

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Fifty years of linguistic duality in the Defence Team

– This year marks an important milestone for the Official Languages Act – its 50th anniversary. Passed in 1969, the Official Languages Act describes how federal institutions shall treat both official languages and establishes official languages rights and obligations applicable to Department of National Defence employees and Canadian Armed Forces members.

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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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