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How to Promote for Diverse Public Sector Leadership

Presented by Michael Gottheil, Federal Accessibility Commissioner, Canadian Human Rights Commission

Moderated by Ramona Kyabaggu, JSGS Assistant Professor

About the event:
How can public sector organizations build organisational capacity to support those who have traditionally faced barriers? As Accessibility Commissioner, Commissioner Michael Gottheil is responsible for leading the administration and enforcement of the Accessible Canada Act, which aims to realize a barrier-free Canada by 2040. Join us as he shares how organizations can take proactive measures to identify and remove barriers to accessibility and prevent the creation of new barriers.

About the speaker:
Michael Gottheil (he/him) is Canada's first Accessibility Commissioner, appointed under the Accessible Canada Act. Mr. Gottheil brings many years of leadership experience in the Administrative Justice sector, having previously served as Chief of Commission and Tribunals of the Alberta Human Rights Commission, Chair of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario and Executive Chair of both the Environment and Land Tribunals Ontario and the Social Justice Tribunals Ontario. A graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School, he also practiced labour, employment and human rights law for close to 20 years.

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Date ( Add to your Calendar)
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

How to Connect
Join us on Zoom! Click the link provided to register, and the Zoom connection details will be sent by email.

About the EDI Discussion series:
Creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable public sector-where all employees feel represented, respected, and supported-is necessary to support the needs of Canada's changing demographics. This EDI Discussion Series explores how governments can actively work to support marginalized communities and break down system barriers.

Karen Jaster-Laforge