On May 9, 2019, Honorable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, unveiled the Government of Canada’s Dimensions pilot program to promote equity, diversity and inclusion at universities, colleges and polytechnic institutes. Details of the pilot program will be made available June 3, 2019.
The University of Manitoba has publicly endorsed the Dimensions charter, to show our academic community’s commitment to embedding its principles in our policies, practices and action plans.
Please reference further information on the University’s commitment to Canada Research Chair Public Accountability and Transparency.
In 2017, the University endorsed with other members of Universities Canada, to make an explicit public commitment to seven principles involving EDI. These principles acknowledge the differences between university communities across Canada and the autonomy of individual institutions to advance change appropriate to local context and needs. Refer to further details on the seven principles.