CCO Awards 2018: Outstanding Graduate in Applied Arts
There should be a standardized education program to accredit SIU and OIPRD investigators.
The oversight bodies should develop and deliver in partnership with Indigenous persons and communities mandatory Indigenous cultural competency training for their staff. This training should be a permanent and ongoing commitment within each organization, and include the following:(a) A substantial course about Canada’s Indigenous communities, with a focus on Ontario’s Indigenous communities, including, but not limited to their history, culture, spirituality, language, and current issues. This training must be consistent, comprehensive, and available to all staff, especially those coming into contact or working with Indigenous peoples; and(b) Key performance indicators to track outcomes and success.
The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services should develop mandatory training for police services board members. This training should be developed in partnership with the Ontario Association of Police Services Boards and post-secondary institutions with expertise in the areas of public sector and not-for-profit governance.