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Addressing diversity after controversy

May 3, 2021 
By Laura Aiken

Tim Wilkinson, fire chief for Richmond, B.C., shares how Richmond Fire-Rescue went from mired in public controversy to actively engaging diversity and creating a welcoming workplace for all. Wilkinson talks with Fire Chief Tom DeSorcy about how the Richmond department managed gender, inclusiveness and privacy inside the fire hall alongside serving and recruiting in an extraordinarily diverse community.

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