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...