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Edmonton: City Councillors

edmonton: Kimberly Armstrong is the deputy city manager for the employee services department with the City of Edmonton, according to Toronto Star. Kashmala Fida / Star Metro In 2017, the city received 200,000 job applications for both internal and external permanent positions. On Monday, city councillors got an update on a pilot project, run by the employee services department, designed to make sure everyone gets a fair evaluation when applying to work for the City of Edmonton. Currently, 37 per cent of its workforce is made up of women, and 21.1 per cent of staff are from a visible minority, which falls short of Edmonton's overall demographic. Councillor Bev Esslinger said the city's numbers are not good enough. Edmonton's population is 50 per cent women, and 30 per cent visible minorities. ( As reported in the news.