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2017 Equity Conference




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​Posted on: 5/3/17

​The Honourable David C. Onley and CTV's THE SOCIAL Marci Ien to headline Dufferin-Peel CDSB Equity Conference

On May 6, Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board educators and support staff will gather at St. Francis Xavier Secondary School in Mississauga for the board's annual Equity Conference.

The theme of the conference is 'Moving Forward Together'.  Keynote speakers include The Honourable David C. Onley, former Ontario Lieutenant Governor, and Marci Ien, co-host of CTV's THE SOCIAL. More than 250 board staff are expected to attend the event, which will also include a carousel of workshops featuring a diverse range of equity experts who will discuss a variety of topics including ability, race, and socio-economic status.

WHAT:                 OPPORTUNITY: 2017 Equity Conference – Moving Forward Together

WHEN:                 Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

WHERE:               St. Francis Xavier Secondary School, 50 Bristol Road, Mississauga 

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board is one of the largest and most diverse school boards in Ontario with approximately 81,000 students in 150 schools located throughout Mississauga, Brampton, Caledon and Orangeville. The board is also one of the largest employers in the region with approximately 11,000 employees.

For more information about the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board and Catholic schools in Peel Region and Dufferin County, visit Dufferin-Peel online at

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Media Contact:   Nancy Marshall, Communications Officer, 905-890-0708 ext. 24278 or 416-788-9367 

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