DEI Task Group Meeting Highlights – April 11, 2022

  • Task Group Co-Chair, Brian Seng-Low, RSW, read a Land Acknowledgement and provided reflections on his own learning and experiences with respect to Reconciliation and the land.
  • Co-Chair, Brian Seng-Low, RSW, welcomed the Task Group members to the meeting.
  • Task Group member Sandra Southwind, RSW set the intention for the meeting.
  • The minutes from the January 11, 2022 and February 16, 2022 meetings of the Task Group were reviewed.
  • Uppala Chandrasekera, RSW, provided an overview of the draft Member Census Data Collection Policy, which reflected the feedback and input from the Task Group at their meeting on February 16, 2022. The Task Group provided some additional feedback as to further revisions to the wording in the draft Member Census Data which will be incorporated prior to the Task Group recommending that it be shared with Council for approval in principle.
  • Sandra Southwind, RSW, closed the meeting with a smudging ceremony to purify the mind, spirit and physical surroundings.