Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The City of Vaughan continues to strengthen and build on its foundation of diversity, inclusion and equity and its commitment that all Vaughan community members are heard, appreciated and valued.

A diverse group of people smiling.

The City strives to foster a culture that is inclusive and respectful, where all citizens, employees, businesses and visitors are provided accessible opportunities to engage and participate, is proud to have diverse communities, and values the significant contributions diverse communities make to the cultural, economic and social achievements in Vaughan.


Led by Vaughan’s first-ever Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Zincia Francis, the City has developed a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategy and multi-year action plan (PDF). Since joining in January 2021, Ms. Francis has been working with passionate and dedicated peers and allies to strengthen and build upon the City’s existing diversity and inclusion foundation. This strategy and action plan aims to identify and address systemic discrimination and inequities in access to services, community participation and civic engagement.

Contact Information

Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


Zincia Francis

Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Phone: 905-832-2281

Email: zincia.francis@vaughan.ca

Vaughan City Hall, Level 100
2141 Major Mackenzie Dr.
Vaughan, ON  L6A 1T1

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