Some of these stories make it clear that as a society, we still struggle with issues of equity and diversity. They show us that sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia, and a host of other isms and phobias are alive and well in Canada. These incidents highlight the need for individuals and organizations to redouble their efforts and commitment to social justice.
As 2016 begins, we wanted to highlight some of the positive equity and diversity-related stories of 2015 that show the gains we've made. While none of these incidents have taken us across the finish line, they have inched us forward on the road to social justice.