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TERMIUM Plus®, one of the largest terminology and linguistic data banks in the world, gives you access to millions of terms in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese. You can find terms, abbreviations, definitions and usage examples in a wide range of specialized fields. The data bank is an essential tool for understanding an acronym, checking an official title, finding an equivalent in another language, and much more.

Guide on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Terminology

The Guide on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Terminology is now available online!

The Interdepartmental Terminology Committee on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has co‑developed this guide with subject-matter experts and people with lived experience to help improve understanding of concepts related to equity, diversity, accessibility and inclusion.

The Guide is part of the Government of Canada’s efforts to respond to the Clerk of the Privy Council’s 2021 Call to Action on Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusion in the Federal Public Service. In it, you will find definitions and usage notes for some of the key terms on these topics. It is a living document that will be updated and improved on a regular basis.

If you’re looking to learn more about equity, diversity, accessibility and inclusion, or if you work in these fields, this guide will surely be useful.


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