Section 2: (VOLUNTARY INFORMATION) Diversity Self-Identification:
You are not required to share your self-identification information. You may select "prefer not to say" for any of the self-identification questions below.
RACIAL/ETHNIC GROUP MEMBERSHIP
For the purposes of this survey, Indigenous/Aboriginal persons include people who identify as First Nations
(Status, non-Status, Treaty), Métis, Inuit, Native or North American Indian (including North and Central America
and the Caribbean).
|Do you consider yourself to be an Indigenous/Aboriginal person?|
|Do you consider yourself to be Mi'kmaw?|
For the purposes of this survey, racialized persons are people (other than Indigenous/Aboriginal persons) who are non-white in colour and/or non-Caucasian in race, regardless of their place of birth or citizenship; (sometimes referred to as “racially visible” or “visible minority”)
|Do you consider yourself to be a racialized person?|
|Do you consider yourself to be a person of Historical Black/African Nova Scotian ancestry?|
|Do you consider yourself to be Black and/or of African Descent?|
PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY
Persons with a disability: For the purposes of this survey, persons with a disability are people who have a chronic, long-term or recurring physical, sensory, mental, learning or intellectual impairment, that, in interaction with a barrier, hinders that person’s full and effective participation in society. This includes, but isn’t limited to, people whose functional limitations due to their impairment have been accommodated in their workplace (e.g.: by the use of technical aids, changes to equipment or other working arrangements).
|Do you consider yourself a person with a disability?|
|Do you self-identify as a woman?|
SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY AND GENDER EXPRESSION
Note regarding Language: Language, particularly in relation to sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, involves social constructs which evolve over time. The definitions below are not meant to label individuals but are meant to be helpful functional descriptors. They are not standardized and may be used differently by different people.
For the purposes of this survey, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity include individuals who identify as:
a) Transgender, gender non-conforming, two spirit, queen, or a similar term; and/or
b) Lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, two spirit, asexual or a similar term.
|Do you consider yourself to be a person of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity?|