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CBC commits to better diversity hiring practices in scripted, factual

The pubcaster aims to have at least one key creative role for each of its factual and scripted series filled by a diverse worker by 2025.

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CBC/Radio-Canada sets three-year inclusion plan

The pubcaster hit its Strategy 2020 goal of 2.1% Indigenous representation in its workforce, and noted that 48.9% of its employees are women.

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CBC reports progress on diversity but ‘more needs to be done’

The pubcaster said it’s ahead of schedule in meeting a number of its goals, and lifted the curtain on a number of internal initiatives aimed at improving representation within its ranks.

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CMPA launches Diversity Mentorship Program

Alongside a Production Mentorship Program, 15 new and mid-level producers will get a 20-week placement at an independent prodco.

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TIFF ’16: Inclusivity at the forefront

A series of industry reports, initiatives and panels during the festival pushed the conversation on women and diversity in film.

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Telefilm confirms feature film diversity goal

The agency says it has committed to building a more representative feature film portfolio by 2020.

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The diversity puzzle

While the calls for gender parity in the industry grow and it struggles to respond, Playback looks at the progress already made – and asks whether an even bigger issue is on the horizon.