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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.

Behind Racism Exhibition Tour Launches in Halifax

Behind Racism Exhibition Tour Launches in Halifax

Behind Racism: Challenging the Way We Think shows how the mental processes that help us think and act quickly can lead to racism and discrimination. This exhibition examines racism in Canada and encourages visitors to recognize bias, challenge discrimination and appreciate our differences. Visitors will also learn about cognition and perception, including how interference, bias, blind spots and other mental processes shape how we see the world around us.

Registration is free, and in addition to the curated tour, visitors will receive a general admission ticket courtesy of the CRRF.

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Apply now for funding for Black History Month 2023 events and youth initiatives.

Apply now for funding for Black History Month 2023 events and youth initiatives.

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is inviting applications from individuals and organizations who are preparing events or youth initiatives for Black History Month 2023.

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Communications Strategy & Content Creation Request for Proposal

Communications Strategy & Content Creation Request for Proposal

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is now accepting requests for proposals to support our digital strategy and content creation. Please send all expressions of interest to: Please note the deadline for inquiries is Friday, November 11, 2:00PM EST.

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CRRF announces recipients of National Anti-Racism Fund

CRRF announces recipients of National Anti-Racism Fund

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2022 National Anti-Racism Fund. Community groups and non-profit organizations received over $3.9 million dollars in funding to design events and programming to combat systemic barriers to racialized Canadians and Indigenous people, promote education and research, build public awareness on systemic racism, and foster intercultural community cohesion.

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Teresa Woo-Paw Reappointed as Chairperson of the Board of Directors

Teresa Woo-Paw Reappointed as Chairperson of the Board of Directors

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) welcomes the reappointment of Teresa Woo-Paw as CRRF Chairperson of the Board of Directors for a term of four years. 

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Youth Consultation & Survey Series

Youth Consultation & Survey Series

CRRF is excited to partner with youth to learn about the best ways to support them as they lead their own initiatives. We’ve launched a Survey of Needs for Youth Leaders of Anti-Racism Work and consultation series. Responses from this 5-minute survey will help us create programming (workshops, events, etc.) that directly addresses the needs of youth fighting racism in Canada.

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Website Redesign and Development Request for Proposal

Website Redesign and Development Request for Proposal

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) requests proposals for the website redesign and development of its public website.

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Storytelling is our superpower: Celebrating Islamic History Month

Storytelling is our superpower: Celebrating Islamic History Month

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is pleased to announce a national hybrid presentation in celebration of Canada’s Islamic History Month.

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Full report now available: Victim Support Services in Canada

Full report now available: Victim Support Services in Canada

The full findings of the research conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers, on behalf of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF), is now available.

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: An opportunity for Canadians to learn more about the painful legacy of residential schools

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: An opportunity for Canadians to learn more about the painful legacy of residential schools

On this National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) honours Indigenous, First Nations, and Métis peoples whose lives and communities were shattered by the legacy of colonialism.

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CRRF welcomes its newest team members!

CRRF welcomes its newest team members!

We welcome Communications Manager, Maria Garcia and Atlantic Regional Coordinator, Kevin Harrison.

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Victims of Hate Require Better Supports Across Canada: New Report

Victims of Hate Require Better Supports Across Canada: New Report

The CRRF is recommending the federal government invest $44 million to create a national fund for organizations that support victims of hate and a direct fund for survivors of hate crimes, as new data reveal a sharp rise in police-reported hate crimes.

The CRRF conducted its own research through PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and found that many victims have nowhere to turn for support and there are major gaps and inconsistencies in the services available to victims. The CRRF based its recommendations on this report which can be read by clicking the link below.

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CRRF marks Emancipation Day

CRRF marks Emancipation Day

In 2021, Canada’s House of Commons unanimously designated August 1st as Emancipation Day.

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) honours the history and significance of this important commemoration.

The CRRF calls on all Canadians to root out any remnants of that legacy. It is important to ensure that our educational system does not minimize the horrors and that the truth of the institution is understood.

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Employment and Consulting Services Opportunities

Employment and Consulting Services Opportunities

CRRF is looking for an experienced Communications Manager (Social Media) to manage the production of clear, timely, compelling communications for print and digital media.

The Communications Manager (Social Media) will be responsible for creating digital content and managing the design and execution of digital campaigns in line with CRRF’s strategic communications vision.

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CRRF welcomes federal government apology to No. 2 Construction Battalion

CRRF welcomes federal government apology to No. 2 Construction Battalion

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation says an upcoming apology by the federal government to Black Canadian soldiers is a welcome step towards continuing to address systemic anti-Black racism, including incidents in the nation’s past.

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Marking Canada Day with hopes for a more equitable future for all

Marking Canada Day with hopes for a more equitable future for all

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation wishes everyone from coast-to-coast-to-coast a peaceful and reflective Canada Day.

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CRRF welcomes its newest team members!

CRRF welcomes its newest team members!

We welcome Veronica Xie, our new HR Advisor, Geneviève Mercier-Dalphond as our new Programs Manager, and Elysia Bryan-Baynes as our newest Communications Manager.

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Take the survey: Assessing Canada’s support for victims of hate

Take the survey: Assessing Canada’s support for victims of hate

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is seeking your assistance to better understand the level of victim support services available to those who experience hate in Canada.

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Remembering the Afzaal family: One year later

Remembering the Afzaal family: One year later

On June 6, 2021, the deadly attack on a London Muslim family out for an evening walk shocked and saddened Canadians across the country.

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CRRF welcomes new Board Members

CRRF welcomes new Board Members

The CRRF is pleased to welcome the following individuals to the Board of Directors, appointed through Governor-in-Council.

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#BlockHate campaign highlights the story of Linda Hoang during Asian Heritage Month

#BlockHate campaign highlights the story of Linda Hoang during Asian Heritage Month

The latest instalment of the #BlockHate campaign features the story of Vietnamese Canadian Linda Hoang, an Alberta-based social media strategist, blogger, and co-founder of Stop Race Based Hate.

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Celebrating Canadian Jewish stories: Jewish Heritage Month 2022

Celebrating Canadian Jewish stories: Jewish Heritage Month 2022

Every May, Canada celebrates Jewish Heritage Month - an opportunity to learn about Jewish heritage and the community’s significant contributions to Canada.

In recognition of this month, the CRRF has partnered with the team at Ontario Jewish Archives, as well as with David S. Koffman, the J.Richard Shiff Chair for the Study of Canadian Jewry at York University’s Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies to share the stories of Jewish Canadian trailblazers and their milestones.

We’re pleased to share two exclusively-produced videos that tell the story of fascinating, little-known stories of Canadian Jewish history.

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Hate and white supremacy are poisons that flow across borders

Hate and white supremacy are poisons that flow across borders

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) expresses its sincere condolences to the families of the victims in the mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket this past weekend.

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Bonjour Chai Live! A live podcast recording in partnership with The Canadian Race Relations Foundation

Bonjour Chai Live! A live podcast recording in partnership with The Canadian Race Relations Foundation

Join the Canadian Race Relations Foundation and Jewish Living Lab as we explore the dynamics of Jewish identities in our first live Podcast!

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Canadian Race Relations Foundation and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities: Partnership to Advance Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusion

Canadian Race Relations Foundation and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities: Partnership to Advance Anti-Racism, Equity and Inclusion

Today, the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) announced the launch of a collaboration to better advance anti-racism, equity and inclusion (AREI) across municipalities in Canada.

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CRRF welcomes its newest team members!

CRRF welcomes its newest team members!

We welcome Ohana Oliveira, our new Director of Programs and Outreach and Fatma Hassan, our new Director of Public Policy!

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Presence, place, power: Celebrating Asian Heritage Month 2022

Presence, place, power: Celebrating Asian Heritage Month 2022

Join the CRRF as we celebrate Asian Heritage Month this May! It is a time to celebrate the historical presence of Asian Canadian communities, their central place in nation building, and the powerful ways in which they continue to participate in Canadian society today!

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Trailblazers and milestones: Celebrating Jewish Heritage Month 2022

Trailblazers and milestones: Celebrating Jewish Heritage Month 2022

Jewish Heritage Month provides all Canadians with the opportunity to learn about the profound contributions of Jewish Canadians to Canada. The CRRF is pleased to be supporting this important opportunity for cross-cultural dialogue and understanding.

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Celebrating Canada's Sikh Heritage Month

Celebrating Canada's Sikh Heritage Month

Join the CRRF and Sikh Heritage BC as we take a virtual tour of the Sikh Heritage Museum!

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Moovit Inc. sponsors historical panels in Halifax’s North Preston community

Moovit Inc. sponsors historical panels in Halifax’s North Preston community

The move commemorates the history of one of Canada’s oldest Black communities and stresses the company’s commitment to inclusivity following racist incident

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Announcing launch of national task force to address hate crimes in Canada

Announcing launch of national task force to address hate crimes in Canada

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation and the Chiefs of Police National Roundtable announce formation of joint task force at national hate crimes conference

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Standing up to hate will take collective action

Standing up to hate will take collective action

The CRRF reaffirms its commitments on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

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CRRF and the Globe and Mail Presents: Hate Crimes in Canada

CRRF and the Globe and Mail Presents: Hate Crimes in Canada

Join the Globe and Mail and the Canadian Race Relations Foundation on March 22 for a discussion on solutions, strategies and next steps to mitigating hate crime in Canada.

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