National Indigenous History Month: Working Towards Reconciliation
Photo Courtesy of the Woodland Cultural Centre and Six Nations Tourism In honour of National Indigenous History Month and in partnership with the Woodland Cultural Centre, the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) will be holding a virtual workshop on anti-Indigenous discrimination on Thursday, June 22, 2023. Led by Indigenous experts, the workshop will look at […]
Remembering the Holocaust, renewing the commitment to end antisemitism and celebrating Jewish Heritage
As communities commemorate Yom HaShoah this week, the Canadian Race Relations Foundation remembers all those who were persecuted and killed by the Nazi regime and its collaborators during the Holocaust and renews our commitment to end antisemitism and all forms of hate and discrimination in our society. More than six million Jews lost their lives […]
Annual Public Meeting
The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) will host its Annual Public Meeting (APM) on Thursday, April 5, at 1 PM, Eastern Daylight Time – virtually via zoom. The APM is an opportunity for CRRF to provide an overview of its accomplishments over the past year, as well as an occasion for members of the public to ask […]
CRRF’s Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
On International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) stands in solidarity with all those who have experienced discrimination based on their race, ethnicity, or cultural background. Racism is a pervasive problem that affects communities around the world, with devastating effects on individuals, families, and society as a whole. […]
Media Training Webinar
The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF), Media Girlfriends and the Canadian Anti-Asian Racism Coalition (CARC)/Coalition canadienne contre le racisme anti-Asiatique (CCRA) are pleased to announce a media training webinar to support community leaders that lead anti-Asian racism work in Canada. The event will be held virtually on May 12, 1:00-3:30 PM EST. With anti-Asian racism […]
The CRRF welcomes Laila Malik!
The Canadian Race Relations Foundation is pleased to welcome Laila Malik, CRRF’s new Acting Director of Communications and Marketing. Laila is a writer, editor and communications specialist with a focus on human rights, equity, diversity and inclusion. Laila has over 20 years of experience creating and delivering communications for local, national and international non-profit teams […]
The CRRF welcomes Andréa Viens!
The Canadian Race Relations Foundation is pleased to welcome Andréa Viens, CRRF’s new Communications Manager. Andréa believes in the power of accessible and strategic communications to advance social justice. After receiving her degree in Communications, she worked at an advertising agency as a member of the Strategy team, then changed fields to pursue her interest […]
The CRRF welcomes Zehra Talib!
The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is proud to introduce its new Regional Coordinator for British Columbia, Yukon and the North West Territories, Zehra Talib. Zehra is a dedicated advocate for human rights and social justice. She received her degree in International Relations and Political Science and has over 8 year of experience working with, […]
Telling Black Canadian stories: CRRF marks Black History Month with regional screenings of award-winning documentary ‘Black Ice’
The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is pleased to be co-hosting in-person screenings of a new documentary that unpacks the history of anti-Black racism in hockey, and the powerful contributions of Black Canadians in the sport. Black Canadian communities have been present in all of the country’s national sports, including hockey, often called “Canada’s Game”. […]
Painful anniversary: Canadians come together to remember Quebec City Mosque massacre
January 29 marks six years since a lone gunman stormed the Quebec Cultural Islamic Centre, killing six Canadian Muslim men in cold blood. It was the first such massacre to take place at a house of worship on Canadian soil. When the rampage was over, Ibrahima Barry, Mamadou Tanou Barry, Khaled Belkacemi, Abdelkrim Hassane, Azzedine […]
International Day for Holocaust Remembrance: A day to recommit to combating antisemitism everywhere
On January 27, Canadians are invited to join Jewish Canadians and people around the world in marking the International Day for Holocaust Remembrance. This annual global commemoration marks the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp and promotes awareness of the over six million Jewish people who were killed in the Holocaust. This year’s theme is […]
The Youth Lab: Building Capacity & Collaboration Among Today’s Anti-Racist Leaders
The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) is launching the Anti-Racist Youth Lab. It will take place in Toronto from March 24-26, 2023. The three-day event offers young leaders an opportunity to build skills that improve their capacity to sustain or scale their anti-racism initiatives. Youth will take part in youth-led workshops that are informed and […]