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Blind selection better than quotas for promoting diversity | Stuart Rudner

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 @ 8:18 AM | By Stuart Rudner

According to a recent story on CBC, in an effort to bolster the number of women, Indigenous people and racial minorities sitting on corporate boards, a group of senators is poised to amend government legislation that would force companies to set internal diversity targets.

The amendment would compel all publicly traded Canadian companies — roughly 600 on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) — to set targets for increasing under-represented groups, but would leave it up to each company to decide on what the target should be....