Is Employment Equity Data Wrong?

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Essay #: 052908
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Is Employment Equity Data Wrong?
Diversity is vitally important to Canada as a country. For example, Will
Kymlicka
in “Immigrants, Multiculturalism and Canadian Citizenship” states,
Multiculturalism programs” can now be found, not
just in the multiculturalism office of the
federal government, but also at the provincial
or municipal levels of government, and indeed
within a wide range of public and private institutions, such as schools or businesses
(
Kymlicka
365).
The fact that diversity is so important in Canada means that there are a number of programs that have been developed to try and ensure that this diversity is equally represented in all sectors of society.
One of the places in which diversity is not represented equally is in the...
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