About the Canada Lecture
In 2010, the Canadian Race Relations Foundation introduced an annual event to its programs called the Canada Lecture. The idea is to invite accomplished Canadians to raise awareness and understanding of critical issues related to racism and racial discrimination and creating social harmony in our society. The program provides a forum for addressing ways and challenges in confronting and eliminating racism and its manifestations, and serves as a unique medium for sharing views, experiences and visions about Canadian identity and citizenship.
The Canada Lecture is designed to convey the vastness and richness of Canadian culture, and to promote dialogue and action in advancing Canadian diversity and unity.
The 2017 Canada Lecture serves as the provocation for the 2017 Canada Lecture campus edition, which will see university students at campuses across Canada convening to discuss the issues raised at the provocation.
The 2016 Canada Lecture
Watch the 2016 Canada Lecture video recording here!
Listen to the audio recording of the English translations here!