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  • Ontario Introduces Anti-Racism Legislation

    Today, Michael Coteau, Minister Responsible for Anti-Racism, introduced new legislation that would, if passed, embed Ontario's Anti-Racism Directorate in law, creating a framework for continued work to promote equity for racialized groups across the province.

    News Release | Anti-Racism Directorate

  • Ontario Combatting Systemic Racism and Breaking Down Barriers

    Ontario is combatting systemic racism by releasing a new three year strategic plan in order to break down barriers for racialized people across the province, including Black, Indigenous and other racialized communities.

    News Release | Anti-Racism Directorate

  • Ontario Recognizing the United Nations' Decade for People of African Descent

    Ontario is formally recognizing the United Nations' (UN) Decade for People of African Descent. This declaration acknowledges that people of African descent represent a distinct group whose human rights must be promoted and protected. 

    News Release | Anti-Racism Directorate

  • Anti-Racism Directorate to Hold Nine Community Meetings

    Ontario is holding nine community meetings across the province over the coming months to engage with the public on addressing systemic racism and eliminating barriers for Indigenous and racialized communities. 

    News Release | Anti-Racism Directorate

  • Public Reminder: Anti-Racism Directorate to Hold First Public Meeting on Thursday

    Ontario will host its first meeting to engage the public on issues related to systemic racism on Thursday, July 14. The meeting will focus on anti-Black racism, as well as Islamophobia, anti-Indigenous racism and racism experienced by other communities. It will be attended by Premier Kathleen Wynne, Ministers Michael Coteau, Mitzie Hunter and David Zimmer. Mayor of Toronto John Tory will also be in attendance.

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  • Ontario Launches Public Community Meetings on Anti-Racism

    Ontario is launching community meetings across the province to engage with the public and organizations on addressing systemic racism and eliminating barriers for Indigenous and racialized communities. 

    News Release | Anti-Racism Directorate

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