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The Plague-Ground – One Way to Close the Power Gap

Four years ago, Robyn Doolittle wrote a series for the Globe and Mail called Unfounded. That word is stamped on sexual assault cases closed by police for lack of evidence. After a 20-month investigation, Doolittle found that one in five reported…

The Plague-Ground – Are blind auditions deaf and dumb?

Black Lives Matter has spawned many ideas to attack racism. One of the oddest is to do away with blind auditions, which professional orchestras have used for 50 years in order to eliminate sexism. Back in the early 1970s, the top five orchestras…
Rather than saying “women now hold 16.4 per cent of all board seats…” on TSX trade companies, we should be saying: “…..men continue to hold 83.6 per cent of all board seats,” writes Bob Ramsay. (FRANK GUNN / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

A new way of looking at how men dominate the business world

They say a problem redefined is a problem half-solved. Nowhere is this truer than with the problem of women on boards and in corner offices. The problem, of course, is that while there are scads of women qualified for these positions, far…