The Department of National Defence (DND) is committed to creating a workplace that is fair, respectful inclusive and supportive of diversity and a workforce that is reflective of Canada’s population.
Diversity refers to people from a variety of backgrounds, origins, and cultures, who share different views, ideas, experiences and perspectives.
The Canadian population is becoming more diverse.
A representative workforce, reflective of the rich geographic, linguistic and cultural diversity of our country, enables the government to provide excellent service to its citizens. Weaving together diverse perspectives and approaches on issues leads to better decision-making.
The Department of National Defence (DND) seeks to build and maintain a diverse workforce, drawing on multiple talents and perspectives to maximize strength and creativity.
DND values the contribution made by each individual and the role of diversity by encouraging a variety of ideas, approaches and solutions to public issues.
DND promotes a work environment in which employees have access to facilities, training, career development, employment opportunities and programs.