The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is March 21st. Did you know that Canada was one of the first countries to support the UN’s initiative for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination? Canada launched its first annual campaign against racial discrimination in 1989! Read more
While much progress has been made, Indigenous peoples, and racialized and religious minority communities in Canada continue to face racism and discrimination every day. This day serves as a call to action for individuals, organizations, and all levels of government to actively work to eliminate all forms of racial discrimination, injustice, systemic racism and hate. Re-committing efforts, to ensure all people are respected and have equal access and opportunity to be safe and to succeed.