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What’s Happening Around BC

Communities across B.C. are connected and committed to eliminating racism and hate. Here you will find stories about what is happening across the province.

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History and Struggles: Identifying and Eliminating the Roots of Anti-Asian Racism in BC

Posted on May 19, 2021

The rise of anti-Asian racism during the COVID-19 pandemic is tied to a longer history of racialization and exclusion of Asians in Canada. 

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Eliminating Racial Discrimination is 2021’s Biggest Challenge

Posted on May 18, 2021

March 21st marked the 55th International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It is an important year for this annual event, given the series of incidents in 2020 that heightened public awareness and opened up discussion about racism in our province.

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BC gov’t unveils campaign to create awareness on racism

Posted on March 19, 2021

The Government of British Columbia on Friday (March 19) launched an anti-racism campaign focusing on promoting anti-racist literacy within the province.

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BCOHRC’s Human Rights 101

Posted on March 19, 2021

The goal of the BC's Office of the Human Rights Commissioner is to uphold the dignity of people in British Columbia by proactively addressing the root causes of discrimination and inequality.

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Motion of Colour: Leading the youth against racism in Kamloops

Posted on March 18, 2021

Three laptops, two cups, and a couch. Mary Falade and Joy Kwak sit across a table, waving and saying “hi” to a group of students beamed on screen via Zoom.

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Bias at the Beach: Addressing racism on the Sunshine Coast

Posted on March 18, 2021

On a wintry day at the beach, Kathryn sat by the picnic table, all bundled up and raring to talk about a challenging topic that confronts her town: racism.

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