Announcement of Organizational Changes

Good afternoon,


As the Board of Directors, we are pleased to announce that Jeremy Dias has agreed to accept a position on the Advisory Committee and consequently will be leaving the role as Executive Director of Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity, effective today. For more information about the Advisory Committee, please click here:  

On behalf of the Board of Directors, we are grateful for their devoted service. It is because of Jeremy’s actions many years ago that we have this organization here today, as well as the opportunity to advance equity in Canada now and in the future. We cannot stress enough our appreciation for what they have done. We wish them all the best in their next endeavours.

We are pleased to announce that Cameron Aitken has accepted the position of Acting Executive Director while we conduct a thorough search for a permanent ED. We are happy to have him take the reins and help us ensure a smooth transition of leadership.

Through this transition you may experience a delay in receiving responses, and we appreciate your patience at this time. There is a lot of work to do and we have a new challenge in front of us. We are excited about the next steps in this journey and we will be in touch soon! Keep your eyes peeled in the coming weeks for positions at the CCGSD, and for program and museum updates! We are grateful for the continued support of our community, our sponsors and our program participants as we move through this period of organizational change. 

If anyone has any questions for our team, please contact Cameron Aitken for questions regarding external stakeholders or relationships ( and please contact Anya Gowen for more general inquiries (  Or call the CCGSD office at 613-400-1875.

On behalf of the CCGSD Board of Directors and program staff, we thank you for your continued support as we continue on this next step.