*Indigenous peoples – a collective name for the original peoples of North America and their descendants, including First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.
*Visible minorities – persons other than Indigenous peoples whose racial or ethnic identity is non-white.
*Persons with disabilities – individuals with a physical or mental condition that is permanent, episodic, ongoing, or of some persistence that is significant enough to limit a person’s ability to carry important life activities.
*Newcomers to Canada – landed immigrants, permanent residents, people with refugee protection and people with work permits who came to Canada in a given year.
*2SLGBTQI+ – Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and other sexually and gender diverse people.