TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2016 /CNW/ – Issues of racism, diversity and Canadian values continue to challenge and divide Canadians. As the country prepares to celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2017, what will the future of Canada look like?
The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is hosting its 2016 National Conference and Awards of Excellence – “Inclusive Canada: 2017 and Beyond” on Oct. 26 and 27. The event, which will take place at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto, will bring communities together through interactive presentations and hands-on breakout sessions to discuss the challenges and promises ahead.
“We want to explore the issues that threaten to divide us, and craft an action plan for the future,” said Anita Bromberg, Executive Director, CRRF. “We are inviting Canadians from coast-to-coast to take part in this conversation, and to find solutions that will allow us to establish a more unified, inclusive and racially equitable society.”
The conference will feature more than 80 speakers. For the full conference agenda and list of speakers, click here.
Wednesday, Oct. 26 and Thursday, Oct. 27
Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre 6 Garamond Court, Toronto, ON M3C 1Z4
About the Canadian Race Relations Foundation
The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is a Crown Corporation dedicated to working towards the elimination of racial discrimination. Its mission is to advance Canadian identity in the pursuit of positive race relations, equity, fairness, social harmony and dignity for all Canadians. The CRRF does this by providing independent, outspoken national leadership, informing national policies and public conversation, and acting as a resource and facilitator.
For more information, contact:
Anita Bromberg, Executive Director, CRRF: / 416-508-9033
Corinne Ton That, Communications and Outreach Associate, CRRF: / 416-441-1900 ext. 218