A place for equity policies

Employment equity isn’t about quotas. It’s about providing opportunities for competent individuals Toronto StarAugust 14, 2010 Ratna Omidvar It angers Canadians to think that someone could get a job just because of the colour of his or her skin. And it...

Immigrants want success now, not tomorrow

August 4, 2010Globe and Mail Ratna Omidvar When I arrived in Canada with my family in June of 1982, we were eager to continue our careers in our new country. Instead, we had to reinvent ourselves. Canada was in a recession – and we were in survival jobs. Despite...

Integration is key to global success

July 27,2010National Post Rebecca Walberg From the first days of the Hudson Bay Co., multinational corporations have played a key role in Canada’s development. Today, more than half of Canada’s exports are agricultural or natural resources, and...