TORONTO, September 12, 2018 – The Canadian Race Relations Foundation’s (CRRF) biennial Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner will take place in Winnipeg this year on September 27, 2018 at the Delta Marriott Hotel. During this event, the CRRF will present 10 Awards of Excellence and 14 local Community Champion Special Awards.
The evening will showcase the best practices to help improve race relations across the country.
CRRF Awards of Excellence winners in Aboriginal, Community, Education, Government/Public, Youth and Media categories will be announced during the event. Just as importantly, the CRRF will give national recognition to fourteen Local Community Champions whose remarkable accomplishments represent excellence in building harmonious race relations and deliver a positive and tangible impact on improving the living, working, educational, social, or economic environments of all people in the community.
The CRRF 2018 Local Community Champion Special Award recipients are:
Jim Bear, Dr. Tina Mai Chen, Thomas Ralston Denton, Diane Dwarka, Jeffrey J. Lieberman, Moses (Moe) Levy, David Matas, Lisa Meeches, David G. Newman, Hon. Rey D. Pagtakhan, Sandy G. Shindleman, Leslie Spillett, Willard Thiessen, and Larry and Tova Vickar.
Please join us on September 27 as we celebrate achievement in the struggle against racism in Canada and acknowledge best practices and excellence in the field of anti-racism.
Tickets for the event are available for purchase through this link. If you have any additional questions or concerns regarding the event or how you can attend, please email the CRRF email at , or send a message directly to Praan Misir at . You may also phone us at 1-888-399-0333.
About the Canadian Race Relations Foundation
The purpose of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation is to facilitate throughout Canada the development, sharing and application of knowledge and expertise in order to contribute to the elimination of racism and all forms of racial discrimination in Canadian society. The work of the Foundation is premised on the desire to create and nurture an inclusive society based on equity, social harmony, mutual respect and human dignity. Its underlying principle in addressing racism and racial discrimination emphasizes positive race relations and the promotion of shared Canadian values of human rights and democratic institutions.