As part of ACT’s Equity Hiring Strategy, we are committed to advancing employment equity and reducing barriers to employment within the following equity deserving groups:

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·       Racialized Persons/Visible Minorities
·       Indigenous Persons
·       Persons living with a disability

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Please complete the questionnaire below to self identify as being part of one or more the under-represented groups listed above. If this questionnaire is not completed, your candidacy will not be considered as being from an equity deserving group. The answers to the questionnaire are confidential and will only be reviewed by the Manager of Human Resources and the Manager of Evaluation and Monitoring.

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* 1. What is your full name (first name, last name): 

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* 2. Position Applied to: 

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* 3. Racialized Persons/Visible Minority

The term “visible minority” is often used interchangeably with “Racialized Persons”. The Employment Equity Act defines visible minorities “as persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in color”.  

Do you consider yourself to be a member of a visible minority/racialized group?

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* 4. Indigenous Persons

“Indigenous peoples" is a collective name for the original peoples of North America and their descendants. Often, "Aboriginal peoples" is also used. The Canadian Constitution recognizes 3 groups of Aboriginal peoples: First Nations, Inuit and Métis.

Do you consider yourself to be an Indigenous person?

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* 5. Persons with Disabilities (this includes people living with HIV/AIDS)

The term “disability” covers a broad range and degree of conditions. A disability may have been present at birth, caused by an accident, or developed over time. The Ontario Human Rights Code defines “disability” as:
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‐ any degree of physical disability, infirmity, malformation or disfigurement that is caused by bodily injury, birth defect or illness and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, includes diabetes mellitus, epilepsy, a brain injury, any degree of paralysis, amputation, lack of physical co-ordination, blindness or visual impediment, deafness or hearing impediment, muteness or speech impediment, or physical reliance on a guide dog or other animal or on a wheelchair or other remedial appliance or device;
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‐ a condition of mental impairment or a developmental disability;
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‐ a learning disability, or a dysfunction in one or more of the processes involved in understanding or using symbols or spoken language;
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‐ a mental disorder; or
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‐ an  injury or disability for which benefits were claimed or received under the insurance plan established under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997.
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Do you consider yourself a person with a disability?

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