• About the CRRF

    The Canadian Race Relations Foundation is Canada's leading agency dedicated to the elimination of racism and all forms of racial discrimination in Canadian society. Read More
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  • Racism can feel like the problem that won’t go away. We spend a lot of time talking about it but are we really getting better at answering the really important questions? If, as the song says, that “you've got to be taught to hate” then what are we doing as parents, friends and citizens to ensure that the lessons of hatred are not spread? How do we educate ourselves – ask questions that make us feel uncomfortable – on such an explosive issue? When being uncomfortable makes us want to turn away, how do we keep ourselves focused and engaged? Join our panel of experts as they discuss how to talk about racism and discrimination.
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  • CRRF Book Club for Educators - Coming Soon!

    Towards an Understanding of the Refugee Experience
  • Our two day national conference brought communities together through interactive presentations and hands-on breakout sessions to discuss the challenges and promises ahead.
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  • 150 Stories: Celebrating Canada's sesquicentennial! One story every week for 150 weeks. Browse stories about Canada and being Canadian. Read More
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  • When people ask me what being Canadian means to me, that story is very easy to tell. It means figuring out what made our nation possible, what defines us as a progressive society and then work to emulate, or at least support, that vision.
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  • Sometimes we forget that the necessities of a good life – health, safety, education, and freedom – are things we in enjoy in Canada but are rare in most parts of the world.
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  • Muslims have never been portrayed as dedicated, honest and caring citizens who like to make a difference in their communities. But, Sultan Jessa, a Tanzania-born journalist has been able to dispel this myth.
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  • It was a bright and sunny Autumn day, but no sooner had I stepped out of the Ottawa International Airport, than I realized that my sight had deceived me. The wicked cold hit my face and every part of my body that was exposed felt the impact. That bittersweet day
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  • Read up on our latest media releases, articles and announcements! Read More
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