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By the numbers / Addressing underrepresentation in the Canada Research Chairs Program

By the numbers / Addressing underrepresentation in the Canada Research Chairs Program

2003 8 women academics, represented by CAUT, challenge systemic bias in the Canada Research Chairs Program, 2006 A Canadian Human Rights Settlement Agreement reached, 2009 Targets set for representation of equity-deserving groups, 2016 CAUT writes to the federal government calling for action on non-compliance with targets, 2019 2019 Addendum to the 2006 Canadian Human Rights Settlement  Agreement sets population-based targets, 2029 Deadline for the program to reflect Canada’s diversity


*This chart includes a sample of the total data from the CRCP website. Also, not all years are available on this website. For 2019, CAUT used the May 2019 data.
Source: Government of Canada (2022). Program Representation Statistics. Canada Research Chairs Program. 

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