Here is an excerpt from Multiculturalism in Canada: Evidence and Anecdote. It combines analysis from federal employment equity reports with National Household Survey data to provide a more comprehensive picture of how visible minorities are faring in the federal public service, along with national data regarding the provinces and municipalities. Overall, the picture shows relatively strong representation compared to the number of visible minorities who are also Canadian citizens, save for DND and RCMP, although visible minorities tend to be in more junior positions, partly reflecting their younger age structure.

Federal Employment Equity

Andrew Griffith
Andrew Griffith is a media commentator and blogger. He is the former director general for Citizenship and Multiculturalism at at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, has worked for government departments in Canada and abroad and is a fellow of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and Environics Institute.

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